Healthy Tip of the Day:
December FIood 2015

If your well has been contaminated by flooding, befor you drink:   Boil water for 3 minutes in a clean container.   Mix 1/8 teaspoon of liquid, unscented chlorine laundry bleach with 1 gallon of water.  Let stand for...     Read more >

Get Smart About Antibiotics

Antibiotics do not fight infections caused by viruses like colds, flu, most sore throats, bronchitis, and many sinus and ear infections. Instead, symptom relief might be the best treatment option for viral infections.   Get smart abou...     Read more >

Great tips on how to fight the flu

  Flu season is here and the Polk County Health Center reminds everyone that the season flu vaccine is the single best way to prevent the flu. PCHC has immunization clinics from 1-4 p.m. every Wednesday. The cost is f...     Read more >