Category Archives: HEALTH

New Year…New You!  Health Department Offers Heart Tips

Written on January 17, 2017 at 1:26 pm, by

Scotland County Health Department – As we begin a new year many of us set goals for improving our health. Heart Disease continues to be the leading cause of death and disease among men and women across the nation, and particularly here in Northeast Missouri. As a way to help individuals get a baseline with […]

Scotland County Hospital Admissions & Dismissals

Written on January 16, 2017 at 2:15 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital in Memphis recorded 13 admissions and 10 dismissals from January 6 – January 13. ADMISSIONS: 1/8/17 -Kenneth Westbrook, Kirksville; 1/9/17 – Harold Gore, Memphis; Charles Hammack, Memphis 1/10/17 – Stella Ingram, Wyaconda 1/12/17 – Bobby Lee Heevner, Kahoka. DISMISSALS: 1/6/17 – Kelsey Roberts, Queen City 1/12/17 – Kenneth Westbrook, Kirksville.

SC Health Department Offers Walking Step Challenge

Written on January 12, 2017 at 2:51 pm, by

The Walking Step Challenge is an eight week wellness program that can and will help you jumpstart your physical activity in the new year. Walking is one of the easiest ways to get the exercise you need to stay healthy and fit. You will be counting your walking steps and logging them down each day […]

Orson Kane West First Baby of 2017 Born at Scotland County Hospital

Written on January 12, 2017 at 2:35 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital in Memphis is pleased to announce the first baby born in 2017 at the Women’s Center.  Orson Kane West, the son of Kristen Dunning & Cody West of Fort Madison, IA, was born on January 4, 2017, at 4:45 a.m. and weighs 8 lbs-8 oz and is 21.5 inches long.  He is […]

Hair Co Starts Second Year of Wigs with Love

Written on January 10, 2017 at 10:27 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield Michele Garnett, owner of Hair Co in Memphis, recalls sitting in her salon with her good friend, Suzie Lister, one year ago, visiting about cancer and all the people they personally knew who were fighting this terrible disease.  Their good friend, Charlie, had just been diagnosed and was in the hospital. As […]

Scotland County Hospital Admissions & Dismissals

Written on January 10, 2017 at 9:38 am, by

Scotland County Hospital in Memphis recorded 23 admissions and 34 dismissals from December 16, 2016 – January 5, 2017. ADMISSIONS: December 18 – Kimberly Krason, Memphis; Peyton M. Kason, Memphis. December 20 – Mary Shively, Lancaster. December 22 – Hailey Jones, Arbela. January 3 – Kristen Dunning, Ft. Madison, IA. January 4 – Kelsey Roberts, […]

After 144 Deliveries in 2016, Scotland County Hospital Awaiting First  Baby of New Year

Written on January 10, 2017 at 8:57 am, by

As of press time, no news had been received on the first baby of the New Year being born at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. While the inaugural visit of the stork to Scotland County has not officially been reported, the fabled delivery bird should have no trouble finding the medical facility. According to SCH […]

Protect Against Colds and Flu With Vitamin E

Written on December 27, 2016 at 3:51 pm, by

Cold and flu season is in full swing. One defense against them is to get plenty of vitamin E. Researchers at Tufts University’s USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging found that vitamin E improves the body’s response to the flu vaccine and reduces the risk of upper respiratory infections, says Janet Hackert, regional nutrition […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on December 6, 2016 at 1:51 pm, by

Thursday, Dec. 8 – Clinic hours from 8:00-10:00 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, December 9 – Clinic hours from 8:00-3:30 a.m. for fasting blood sugars and cholesterols, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Tuesday, December 13 –Clinic hours from 8-10 a.m. for fasting blood sugars and cholesterols and blood draws and from 12-2:30 p.m. for […]

Scotland County Hospital Admissions & Dismissals

Written on December 6, 2016 at 12:31 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital recorded 27 admissions and 25 dismissals from November 18 – December 1, 2016. ADMISSIONS: 11/21/16 – Linda Berry, Glenwood; Sarah Starr, LaBelle 11/22/16 – Mary Jane Starr, LaBelle 11/27/16 – Brittney Heimer, Memphis 11/29/16 – Tonya Musser, Milton, IA DISMISSALS: 11/23/16 – Georganna Lister, Memphis; Sarah Starr, LaBelle; Mary Jane Starr, LaBelle […]