Category Archives: HEALTH

Margaret Curry Honored With Lifetime Achievement in Public Health

Written on December 2, 2019 at 9:13 am, by

At the annual Missouri Alliance For Local Public Health Agencies (MOALPHA) and Missouri Public Health Association (MPHA) conference in Columbia Missouri in September 2019, Margaret Curry, Administrator with the Scotland County Health Department was honored for her role in public health, her mentorships with other public health professionals, and her overall lifetime achievement.  Curry has […]

Scotland County Health Department WIC Contract Approved for Fiscal Year 2019-20

Written on November 25, 2019 at 7:28 pm, by

The Scotland County Health Department has announced that a contract to provide WIC (Women, Infants and Children) services for fiscal year 2019-20 has been signed with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Under the terms of the contract, Scotland County Health Department will be able to serve 99 eligible pregnant or postpartum women, […]

Students Support Red Ribbon Week to ‘Send a Message, Stay Drug Free’

Written on November 1, 2019 at 3:22 pm, by

The Red Ribbon Campaign, the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaches millions of young people annually during Red Ribbon Week, including students at Scotland County R-I schools. This year, during Red Ribbon Week October 23rd – October 31st SCR-I students participated in a number of activities to raise awareness of the […]

Scotland County Hospital CEO Addresses Lawmakers in Washington

Written on October 7, 2019 at 8:34 am, by

Earlier this month, the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) traveled to our nation’s capital with executives from Missouri’s rural hospitals to meet with lawmakers, including Senators Roy Blunt, Josh Hawley and Congressman Sam Graves to discuss the critical role of health care for rural patients and economies and the many difficulties facing rural hospitals. Randy Tobler, […]

Protect Yourself And Loved Ones From the Flu

Written on September 24, 2019 at 12:25 pm, by

Getting your flu shot is important to those around you who may be high-risk for flu complications With ongoing 90-degree temperatures, getting a flu shot is likely not on the radar of Missourians right now. But a Southern California public health system reported a flu-associated death of a 4-year-old who had underlying health issues already […]

Senator Tours Hospital’s Tiger Cub Care Program

Written on September 20, 2019 at 9:46 am, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Board members present: Curtis Ebeling, Chairman, Lori Fulk-Secretary, Robert Neese-Treasurer, Members Dwight DeRosear and Joni Lloyd. Absent: Joe Doubet-Vice Chairman Administrative personnel & staff present: Dr. Jeff Davis, CMO, Dr. Lisa Rollison, COS, Michael […]

Randy Tobler, MD, Testifies Before House Sub-Committee on Health Care Reform

Written on August 27, 2019 at 11:04 am, by

Randy Tobler, MD, FACOG, Chief Executive Officer of Scotland County Hospital & Clinics in Memphis, testified in Jefferson City before the Sub Committee on Health Care Reform. The Missouri Hospital Association invited Tobler to testify on behalf of Missouri’s hospitals – to provide perspective as both a physician and hospital CEO about the challenges and […]

Scotland County Hospital Board Sets Tax Rate at August Meeting

Written on August 20, 2019 at 1:34 pm, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Board members present: Joe Doubet-Vice Chairman, Lori Fulk-Secretary, Robert Neese-Treasurer, Members Dwight DeRosear and Joni Lloyd. Absent: Curtis Ebeling-Chairman Administrative & personnel present: Dr. Randy Tobler, CEO; Dr. Jeff Davis, CMO; Angela Schmitter, RHIT-Compliance; […]

5th Annual Helping Hands Benefit Will Support Clinic for Special Children

Written on August 13, 2019 at 11:37 am, by

While the Clinic for Special Children is physically located halfway across the nation in Strasburg, Pennsylvania, it has found a home away from home in Scotland County where the community will come together once again to help support the facility’s mission to serve children and adults who suffer from genetic and other complex medical disorders. […]

Free Local Program to Help With Managing Concerns About Falls

Written on July 30, 2019 at 11:32 am, by

Have you turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because you were concerned about falling? Have you cut down on a favorite activity because you might fall? If so, A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is a program for you. Fear of falling can be just as dangerous as […]