Mahaska County Vaccine Informational Update & Availability

MAHASKA COUNTY (February 9, 2021) – Mahaska County Public Health has been notified by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) that they will be receiving a consistent allocation of COVID-19 vaccine doses weekly to distribute to the community. The next allocation that Mahaska County will receive from IDPH is 400 doses of Moderna vaccine.…

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The Scoop with Lea | Cherry Cupcakes and Dark Chocolate Granola

Cherry Cupcakes and Dark Chocolate Granola It’s almost Valentine’s Day! Need some healthy, but delicious treats? On this week’s episode of The Scoop with Lea, you’ll not only get one recipe, but a BONUS one, too! Check out this video to hear how you can make healthy cherry cupcakes and dark chocolate granola for the…

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The Scoop with Lea | Cinnamon Oatmeal Bars

Cinnamon Oatmeal Bars Check out this delicious recipe for Cinnamon Oatmeal Bars from Mahaska Health’s Dietitian, Lea Rice! Click here to download the Cinnamon Oatmeal Bars printable recipe card! Ingredients 2 cups quick cooking oatmeal 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup flax seed 1/2 cup walnuts 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon…

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The Scoop with Lea | Red Beans and Rice

Red Beans and Rice Need a healthy, delicious recipe for your healthcare goals? Check out Lea’s Red Beans & Rice recipe for a healthy, family-friendly meal! Click here to download the Red Beans and Rice printable recipe card! Ingredients 1/4 cup diced green peppers 1/4 cup diced onion 2 cans (14.5 oz) red beans 1…

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Handwashing Awareness Week

  Practicing good hand hygiene is the top way to decrease the number of germs that enter our bodies. Patty Malloy, Mahaska County Public Health Population Health and Quality Director, speaks into the importance of handwashing by saying, “Keeping hands clean is one of the most important things you can do to stop the spread…

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