• Charlene Sims, Journal staff

County health department to sponsor 'Mom Support Group'

Updated: Oct 27

PLEASANTON – The Linn County Health Department is looking for people who would like to join a “New Mom Support Group”. To get more information, call the health department at 913-352-6640.


The health department and the Linn County Fire Department are sponsoring Pleasanton’s Trunk or Treat on Sunday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 6 p.m. The Trunk or Treat will be in front of the community building on Main Street.


Flu and COVID shots are given on Wednesdays from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. The health department has the new COVID shots, Moderna Bi-Valent and Novavax, which are available to anyone five years old or older. Call for an appointment.


Testing for flu, COVID, strep or RSV is also done by appointment. Health department staff will come out to your car to give the test.


For homebound people who need vaccinations, call the health department and they will arrange to get you your vaccination.


Lab draws are also available on Tuesdays from 8 to 10 a.m. Call for an appointment. The tests are discounted and the health department only takes cash or checks for the blood tests.

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