Category Archives: HEALTH

SCH Celebrating National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week With Announcement of New Equipment

Written on April 26, 2016 at 4:46 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital & Clinics is celebrating National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, recognizing the dedicated professionals who are often the behind-the-scenes members of a medical team with one goal in mind—improved patient care and outcomes. The laboratory, located in Scotland County Hospital, serves the hospital as well as the three rural health clinics in Memphis, […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on April 26, 2016 at 4:21 pm, by

Thursday, April 28 – Clinic hours from 8-9:00 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, April 29 – Clinic hours from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for fasting blood sugars and cholesterols, blood draws, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Tuesday, May 3 – Clinic hours from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. for fasting blood sugars and […]

Test confirms Fourth Missouri Traveler Infected with Zika Virus

Written on April 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm, by

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services confirmed a case of Zika virus in a pregnant Missouri woman who had traveled to Nicaragua, a known area of Zika transmission. This is the fourth confirmed case of Zika virus infection reported in a Missouri resident. Nearly 80 percent of people infected with the virus will […]

Auxiliary Members Sewing Benefiting Care Center, Hospital Patients

Written on April 26, 2016 at 1:12 pm, by

The Scotland County Care Center/Scotland County Hospital Auxiliary have spent most of this winter sewing on Tuesdays at the Masonic Hall on the east side of the Memphis square.  That building is transformed, each Tuesday morning, into what might appear to be a scene from the old garment factory.  Many makes and models of sewing […]

Written on April 19, 2016 at 5:42 pm, by

Thursday, April 21 – Clinic hours from 8-10:00 a.m. for immunizations. Nurse available at the Scotland County Nutrition Site from 11:00-12:00 for blood pressure checks. Friday, April 22 – Clinic hours from 8:00-3:30 for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols and blood draws, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Tuesday, April 26 –Clinic hours from 8-9:00 […]

Lancaster Medical Services Offers Walk In Clinic

Written on April 12, 2016 at 7:45 pm, by

Lancaster Medical Services (LMS) is pleased to offer a new Walk-In Clinic on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-10 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. and Fridays 8-10 a.m. starting April 11, 2016.  Just like if you were to pull in to a Drive-Thru at a fast food restaurant, there may be someone in front of you […]

SCH Receives Accreditation for Mammography Services

Written on April 12, 2016 at 4:10 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital in Memphis has been awarded another three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Mammography is a specific type of imaging test that uses a low-dose x-ray system to examine breasts. A mammography exam, called a mammogram, is used to […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on April 12, 2016 at 11:48 am, by

Thursday, April 14 – Clinic hours from 8-10:00 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, April 15 – Clinic hours from 8:00-3:30 for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols and blood draws, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Tuesday, April 19 –Clinic hours from 8-9:00 a.m. for fasting blood sugars and cholesterols and blood draws and from 12-2:30 p.m. […]

Memphis Pregnancy and Family Resource Center Open House Sunday, April 10th

Written on April 5, 2016 at 7:11 pm, by

The Memphis Pregnancy and Family Resource Center, located at 113 E. Monroe Street, will host an Open House on Sunday, April 10th from 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Everyone is welcome to attend, whether you are simply interested in what the center has to offer or if you would like to find out more about how to become […]

New Walking Program at SC Fitness Center Starts April 8th

Written on March 29, 2016 at 8:02 pm, by

It’s that time of year again! Get your walking shoes on and start a healthy habit of Walking with Ease. The Scotland County Health Department and the Scotland County Fitness Center will be having a “Walk with Ease” program by the Arthritis Foundation. This will be a six week fitness program to help improve your […]