Aug
12
Sun
Rooks County Free Fair @ Rooks County Fairgrounds
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – Aug 18 @ 11:30 pm

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.

Aug
17
Fri
WIC Check Pick-Up @ Rooks County Health Department
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Aug
24
Fri
WIC Check Pick-Up Follow-Up @ Rooks County Health Department
Aug 24 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sep
4
Tue
Rooks County Breast Feeding Support Group @ Rooks County Health Department
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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.

 

Sep
5
Wed
Plainville Mealsite – clinic @ Plainville Senior Center
Sep 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Free blood pressure clinics and vaccines available (please call 785-425-7352 the day before the clinic so proper vaccines are available).

Sep
7
Fri
First Friday Screenings @ Rooks County Health Center
Sep 7 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
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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.

  • Call for appointment  785-434-4553
  • Walk-ins welcome
  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted
  • No doctor’s order required
  • No insurance or Medicare involvement
  • Confidential results given directly to you
  • Many tests offered at a greatly discounted rate only for First Friday Screenings

*One-time $5 lab fee per visit. Results the same day.

First Friday Screenings are not applicable for insurance or Medicare reimbursement. RCH strongly suggests you see your physician if you have symptoms of an illness. Screenings are not intended to replace doctor visits or diagnose medical conditions.

Women’s Clinic @ Rooks County Health Department
Sep 7 @ 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Sep
8
Sat
Plainville Paper Drive
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Paper, cardboard, and aluminum cans accepted

Sep
11
Tue
WIC Certification Clinic @ Rooks County Health Department
Sep 11 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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.

Sep
14
Fri
WIC Check Pick-Up @ Rooks County Health Department
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm