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Last updated on May 28, 2024 @ 9:43 am
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COVID-19 Information

Follow this link (here) from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for information on the COVID-19 vaccine, testing, and contact tracing and reporting. (updated 8.11.2022).

Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters and Weather Emergencies

This link has information about prepping, responding to, and recovering from a variety of natural disasters such as tornadoes, floods, and many more.

Missouri State Health Insurance Assistance Program

Atchison County Health Department offers a Medicare assistance program to help people understand their eligibility and benefits and enroll in Medicare insurance. Click the link above to find out more.

Ready in 3


Emergencies can strike anytime. A tornado, a flood or even a terrorist attack can change lives. Missouri families, communities, businesses and schools need to take steps today to prepare for an emergency. Preparing today can save lives!


Endorsed by the American Red Cross, the State Emergency Management Agency and Missouri’s Office of Homeland Security, Ready in 3 focuses on three steps you can take to prepare for many kinds of emergencies.


The Medical Reserve Corps is a nationwide network of volunteers that are devoted to the improvement of the public health, and emergency response of their local communities. Find out more here

Follow this link to register as a volunteer to provide services and aid during a disaster or emergency. Learn more here

Missouri WIC

Atchison County WIC agencies:

Atchison County Health Department (Tarkio)

Atchison County Grocery Stores that accept WIC:

Food Country (Rock Port)

Hy-Vee (Tarkio)

Interested in enrolling?

Click here to complete the WIC Online Interest Form and WIC staff will contact you.

COVID-19 Information for:

WIC Families

WIC Local Agencies

WIC Retailers

WIC Information for:


Retailers, Pharmacies, and WIC Approved Food

Health Care Providers


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421 Main

Tarkio, MO 64491
Phone: 660-736-4121
Fax: 660-736-5533
Hours: Mon – Thur 7:30 am – 5:30 pm