Welcome to your monthly update for everything Clay County Public Health Center. As your nationally-accredited local health department, our vision is to empower all people in Clay County to lead healthier lives.
Stories from 2022
The 2022 annual report for Clay County Public Health Center is now available. In this edition, you'll find a message from the director, our financial report, program statistics, and more.
Stories in the report look at:
- ways our clinic provides high-quality services
how our volunteers play an important role
- the new health equity program
- strategic planning
- behind the scenes of keeping events safe
- the process of reaccreditation
- and more!
Summer Cooking Class Series
Our WIC nutritionists are excited to partner with MU Extension this summer to bring a series of FREE cooking classes to parents and kids.
Parents will attend the Cooking Matters class while, next door, kids ages 5-10 can attend the Kids in the Kitchen class. Both will learn tips and tricks for making meals that are healthy, easy, and affordable.
Fridays June 2 through July 7 (6 sessions)
Hillside Church Kitchen
900 NE Vivion Rd, Kansas City, MO 64118
Spaces are limited so register soon! Deadline to sign up is May 25.
This program was partially funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Program as part of SNAP-Ed, brought to you by Cooking Matters®. To find out more, contact 1-866-950-FOOD(3663).
Important Medicaid Info
Starting April 1, the Missouri Family Support Division will be required to check the eligibility of all MO HealthNet (Missouri Medicaid) participants.
Missourians receiving health care coverage through MO HealthNet or any of the Managed Care health plans (Healthy Blue, Home State Health, or United Healthcare) need to get ready to submit their annual renewal before the end of their coverage year.
If you have moved in the last three years, you should update your address with the Family Support Division online. You can also call 855-373-4636 or visit a local resource center to update contact information.
Local Organizations Invited to Join Family Fun Day
If you are part of an organization, business or community group related to health/wellness and located in or connected to Clay County, Missouri - we would love your participation in the 7th annual Family Fun Day!
Qualified participants will be invited to host a booth, tent, activity, performance or class during the event at no cost. The most compatible types of organizations for this family-friendly event would be ones that support or promote:
- Physical activity
- Nutrition/healthy eating
- Mental health and wellness
Education and literacy
Family Fun Day will be on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Macken Park in North Kansas City.
What Does it Mean?
The End of the Public Health Emergency
The federal government plans to end the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency on May 11, 2023. There will be some changes after May 11 that everyone should be aware of. However, federal, state, and local public health agencies will continue most activities to help prevent and respond to COVID-19.
Visit our website for more info regarding what will and will not change, what you can expect from CCPHC and ways you can continue to protect yourself from COVID.
Clay County Public Health Center is now accepting applications for the following positions. Click here to learn more!
- Registered Nurse
- Nutritionist/Registered Dietitian (hybrid remote)
- Human Resources Specialist (hybrid remote)
Environmental/Senior Environmental Health Specialist
- Manager of Community Health (hybrid remote)
800 Haines Drive, Liberty, MO 64068
clayhealth.com | 816-595-4200
Through service, partnership, and leadership we deliver the essential public health services of prevention, promotion, and protection to improve the health and well-being of all communities in Clay County.
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