Community Services

 

Cancer Road to Recovery

Madison County Health Department serves as the Road to Recover through the Head Family Cancer Fund of Madison County. Madison County citizens have additional transportation assistance for Cancer Diagnosis through this fund. 

 

Guidelines for the services:

  • The client must be actively receiving chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment.

  • Must be a resident of Madison County Missouri.

  • There is a form that is available at the MCHD. Obtain this form and fill it out. This may be done by the client or any individuals assisting with the care of the clients. The form must also be signed by the client's physician.

  • This form must be completed and returned to the MCHD.

 

Services Provided:

  • Transportation Assistance:

    • You will receive $ 400.00 per calendar year mileage reimbursement through the Head Family Cancer Fund per person per year.For any Questions or further information please contact the Madison Co. Health Dept. at 573-783-2747 and ask for Tissy Ramsey.

       Head Family Fund

       105 Armory St.

       Fredericktown, MO  63645

If a client is in need of nutritional supplements or lodging, contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 or to reach the American Cancer Society for 24-hour 7-day a week service at 1-800-227-2345.

Adult Brain Injury Program (ABI)

The ABI Program assists Missouri residents, ages 21 to 65, who are living with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Through service coordination, the program links individuals to resources to enable each person to obtain goals of independent living, community participation and employment. Individuals who meet financial eligibility requirements may also receive community-based rehabilitation services to help achieve identified goals. Rehabilitation services include counseling, vocational training, employment supports and home and community-based support training

For more information, ABI Fact Sheet and to see if you or someone you know would be eligible and what services they could receive click here. 

 

Emergency Preparedness

 

Click here for                                  more information specific to emergency preparedness.

Are you prepared for an emergency? Even though local, state and federal agencies have plans to protect the public, YOU are responsible for your own safety, even in an emergency. Families should be prepared to be on their own for 5-7 days.

 

1. Create a Plan

2. Create a Kit

3. Listen for Information

 

CPR and 1st Aid

The Madison County Health Department offers American Heart Association CPR and First Aid training for the community which includes businesses and daycares. The American Heart Association provides a two year certification. We can provide this service at your place of business or here at the health department. We need at least one month notice to schedule your class.

  • Adult, Child and Infant CPR $ 94.10(3 hours)

  • Adult, Child and Infant CPR with First Aid $158.85(5 hours)

  • Adult, Child & Infant CPR with First Aid and AED $158.85(5 hours)

  • Adult CPR and First Aid $125.48(4 hours)

  • First Aid Class $ 62.74(2 hours)

  • Adult, Child, First Aid and AED $125.48(4 hours)

 

We have changed the fees for CPR classes to be charged by the hour instead of individually.

The prices above are based on the average time it takes us to teach the class by $31.77 which is what is cost the department. The prices are for a class of 1-6 individuals, which only requires one instructor. If the class is 7 or more, the amount will be doubled, because it will require two instructors. These prices will cover the cost incurred for the health department to teach the class, but will be somewhat cheaper for the business. Every person will need a AHA book for the class which is $17.00.

If you need anymore information, have any questions, or want to schedule a class please call 573-783-2747 EXT 307.