The Rooks County Free Fair, the “Fair of Champions”, is one of the longest-running county fairs in the state of Kansas. Running for nearly 140 years, the fair always features the best of entertainment, including motorcycle races, stock car races, demolition derby, Nashville entertainment, exhibits, displays, and a week-long carnival on the midway.
Join local moms in celebrating the gift of breastfeeding and raising happy, healthy children! For moms/expecting moms and children 4 & under. Please call 720-822-1872 to register. Meeting is in upstairs meeting room of the Rooks County Health Office.
Free blood pressure clinics and vaccines available (please call 785-425-7352 the day before the clinic so proper vaccines are available).
Rooks County Health Center invites you to take 15 minutes the first Friday of the month to find out where you stand in your own personal wellness. Through screening and educational offers, RCH puts the power in your hands to potentially avoid costly health issues in the future.
A well-woman clinic is held at the Health Dept. monthly, call for an appointment. Various forms of contraception are available for those who have had an annual exam. Cost is based on income. Uninsured women over 40 may be eligible for free pap smear and women over 50 may be eligible for free mammograms.
Paper, cardboard, and aluminum cans accepted
WIC is a USDA sponsored food supplement program for pregnant or breastfeeding women and children under 5 years old. Qualifications are certain income guidelines and a recognized need for better nutrition.