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Free Health Tips & Information

The following Barnes-Jewish West County brochures provide patient safety and health information. Click on the links below to download and print.

Living with MRSA
(Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) Learn more about staphylococci bacteria and how to avoid getting staph infections.

CT Radiation Safety
A golden rule throughout medicine is that the benefit of the procedure should outweigh the risks. Learn more about the steps Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital has taken to decrease your radiation dose.

Preventing Falls at Home
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths and nonfatal injuries for people 65 and older. Here are tips to avoid falling at home.

  • High Fiber Food Chart
    Finding it hard to find delicious high fiber foods? This is a handy chart listing over 70 foods that are high in fiber, and taste great, especially when added to recipes, salads, and snacks. Why fiber? It helps maintain a healthy colon, lowers bad cholesterol levels, and helps control weight - fiber makes you feel full longer!

    Medicine Tracker
    Use this convenient Medicine Tracker pocket-size form to track all of your medications and carry it with you at all times. If you would like to track your medications and other health-related information on a secure website, go to

    Adult Immunization Schedule: 
    You never outgrow the need for vaccines. View this easy-to-read vaccine schedule by age from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    Vaccine Quiz: 
    Take a quiz from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and find out which vaccines you may still need.

    Free Community Flu Shots


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