Category Archives: HEALTH

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on June 21, 2018 at 10:54 am, by

Thursday, June 21 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-10 a.m. for immunizations.  A nurse is available at Scotland County Nutrition Site for blood pressure checks. Friday, June 22 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-3:30 p.m. for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols, blood pressure checks, immunizations, and nail care.  Blood draws from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. […]

Pharmacist Neill McKee Recognized for 50 Years of Practice

Written on June 19, 2018 at 3:42 pm, by

DES MOINES, IOWA – Pharmacist Galen Neill McKee of Kahoka, Missouri, was recognized by the Iowa Pharmacy Association for his 50 years of practicing pharmacy in Iowa and Missouri. McKee was presented with the award at the 2018 IPA Annual Meeting in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 8, 2018. Since 1971, IPA has recognized pharmacists […]

Hospital Board Approves Changes to Employee Health Plan

Written on May 29, 2018 at 4:38 pm, by

The Scotland County Hospital  Board of Directors met in regular session on Tuesday, April 24. Present were Curtis Ebeling-Chairman (arriving at 6:55 pm), Joe Doubet-Vice Chairman, Judy Wilson-Secretary (arriving at 5:40 pm), Robert Neese-Treasurer (arriving 5:44 pm), Members: Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk. Others present were Dr. Randy Tobler, CEO, Dr. Lisa Rollison, COS, Elizabeth […]

Hospital Recognizes Employees’ Years of Service, Awards Scholarship

Written on May 25, 2018 at 2:01 pm, by

The Scotland County Hospital (SCH) Employee Committee in Memphis recognized employees for their years of service with the organization and awarded service pins this month during National Hospital Week.  The Hospital is in its 48th year of providing healthcare services in the community and opened its doors on July 20, 1970. There are several employees […]

Fifty-Seven Units of Blood Donated at Spring Blood Drive

Written on May 22, 2018 at 6:04 pm, by

The spring community blood drive held on May 8th at the First Baptist Church of Memphis resulted in the donation of fifty-seven units of blood to the American Red Cross. We would like to thank all those who took time out of their busy day to come and donate. Of the sixty-seven people who came […]

Scotland County Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions Program Raises Awareness During Mental Health Month

Written on May 15, 2018 at 4:38 pm, by

When you or someone you love are dealing with sadness, loneliness, or worry, sometimes it’s a lot to handle. Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being.  Depression and anxiety are common and treatable. May is Mental Health Month and this year’s theme is – Fitness #4Mind4Body – to raise awareness of both […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on April 26, 2018 at 8:39 am, by

Thursday, April 26 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-10 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, April 27 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-3:30 p.m. for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols, and blood pressure checks, and nail care.  Blood draws from 8-1 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-9 a.m. for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols, and […]

Scotland County Hospital Celebrates National Occupational Therapy Month

Written on April 24, 2018 at 12:40 pm, by

Occupational Therapy (OT) is a  profession that helps people across the lifespan to do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities or occupations.  Occupational therapy practitioners have a holistic perspective, in which the focus is on adapting the environment and/or task to fit the person.  It is […]

Hospital Board Addresses Audit Report Revealing EMS Services  Operating at ‘Substantial Loss’

Written on April 23, 2018 at 9:10 am, by

The Scotland County Hospital Board of Directors met in regular session on Thursday, March 29, 2018.  Those present were Curtis Ebeling,-Chairman (arriving at 6:05 pm), Joe Doubet-Vice Chairman, Judy Wilson-Secretary, Robert Neese- Treasurer, Members: Dwight DeRosear; Lori Fulk (on conference call in). Others present: Randy Tobler, MD, CEO, Jeff Davis, DO, CMO, Michael Brandon, Controller, […]

Health Department Warns Use of Synthetic Cannabinoids Linked to Severe Bleeding

Written on April 17, 2018 at 5:35 pm, by

Scotland County Health Department Administrator Margaret Curry is sharing the news on the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids following a recent national health report. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Clinician Outreach message to health care providers related to the use of synthetic cannabinoids with street names such as synthetic marijuana, fake […]