Holiday Food Safety

Make your holiday meal a success!

Click here for purchasing, preparing, and storing tips, shopping lists, recipes, and much more.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Check on the
Elderly this Winter

During the bitter cold, remember to check on friends, neighbors and family members. Contact 1.800.392.0210 to report elderly or adults with disabilities suffering from cold and needing assistance. Learn more...

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Family Health History

Family gatherings, such as the holidays, are a great time to learn about your family's health history. Mapping your family's medical history can help you identify some health risks you may face in the years ahead and help you plan for them.


Stay Safe and
Healthy in the Winter

Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous, but if you plan ahead, you can stay safe and healthy.

Find a warming center.

Shoveling Snow

Are you at risk?

Familiarize yourself with the risks, causes, symptoms and treatments for diabetes.

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Will antibiotics work
when you really
need them?

Antibiotics cure bacterial infections, not viral illnesses like colds.
Learn more about the proper use of antibiotics.

Sick Girl

Preventing the Flu
in Older Adults

Adults 65 and older are at greater risk for serious flu-related illnesses. Learn how to safeguard against the flu.

Find a flu clinic near you.

Flu and You

What if someone in
your family develops

Explore your options during National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month.

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Take the Challenge

Get outdoors for 100 Missouri Miles of physical activity and share your photos with #100MoMiles.

100 Missouri Miles Challenge reaches 2 million miles! View video...

100 Missouri Miles of physical activity

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