Category Archives: HEALTH

106 People Donate Blood At Memorial Drive

Written on May 24, 2016 at 7:03 pm, by

The Spring Red Cross blood drive held in memory of Stryker Anderson, who was born with a rare genetic blood disorder, was met with the greatest turnout we have seen in recent years with one-hundred-six people coming out to give blood. Ninety-six units were collected during the May 10th blood drive with six first-time donors […]

Scotland County Ambulance District Upgrades Fleet

Written on May 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm, by

The Scotland County Ambulance District recently took ownership of a new 2016 Ford F450 chassis ambulance truck. This new ambulance is American made in Sumner, IA, and this marks the first time the county will have a 4-wheel-drive ambulance. The new ambulance is equipped with a ‘power load’ which is a lift in the truck […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on May 17, 2016 at 11:19 am, by

Thursday, May 19 – Clinic hours from 8-10:00 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, May 20 – Clinic hours from 8:00-3:30 for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols and blood draws, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Tuesday, May 24 –Clinic hours from 8-9:00 a.m. for fasting blood sugars and cholesterols and blood draws and from 12-2:30 p.m. […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on May 10, 2016 at 7:23 pm, by

Thursday, May 12 – Clinic hours from 8-10:00 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, May 13 – Clinic hours from 8:00-3:30 for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols and blood draws, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Tuesday, May 17 –Clinic hours from 8-9:00 a.m. for fasting blood sugars and cholesterols and blood draws and from 12-2:30 p.m. […]

Long-Time Employees Honored as Part of National Hospital Week Celebration at Scotland County Hospital 

Written on May 10, 2016 at 6:30 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 week during National Hospital Week.  The hospital is in its 46th year of providing healthcare services in the community and opened its doors on July 20, 1970. There are several employees […]

National Nursing Home Week is May 8 – May 14, 2016

Written on May 3, 2016 at 9:27 pm, by

Every skilled nursing care center is a small, vibrant world.  Care centers are sharing, welcoming communities that encourage everyone to interact with the wonderful folks who populate them.  Once a year, always beginning on Mother’s Day, care centers nationwide take pride in publicly honoring the indomitable spirit of residents and recognizing staff who face each […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on May 3, 2016 at 9:14 pm, by

Thursday, May 5 – Clinic hours from 8-10:00 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, May 6 – Clinic hours from 8:00-3:30 for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols and blood draws, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Monday, May 9 – Office closed for Truman Day. Tuesday, May 10 – Skin screening clinic from 9:30-3:30.  Please call 465-7275 […]

Jeffrey Davis, DO, Installed as President of MAOPS

Written on May 3, 2016 at 9:10 pm, by

Jeffrey Davis, DO, of Memphis, Missouri was recently installed as the President of the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS). Dr. Davis has been a member of MAOPS since 2000 and is a prestigious Wetzel Scholar. During his membership, he has held the leadership positions of Education and Convention Committee Chair, Convention Program […]

Scotland County Hospital Admissions & Dismissals

Written on May 3, 2016 at 12:26 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital in Memphis recorded 20 admissions and 18 dismissals from April 4 – May 1, 2016. ADMISSIONS: 4/4/16 – Arleta Miller, Lancaster 4/6/16 – Stacy Sapp, Memphis 4/7/16 – Jensen Hayes Burkholder, Downing 4/19/16 – Beverly Dieterich, Arbela; Roy Watson, Memphis 4/20/16 – Emmett Phillips, Memphis 4/21/16 –  Leslie Downing, Memphis; Gary Boatman, […]

Red Cross to Host Memorial Blood Drive

Written on May 3, 2016 at 11:10 am, by

The American Red Cross is joining Team Stryker and the family of Stryker Anderson in honoring Stryker’s brief life with a blood drive in his memory. Donors will have the opportunity to remember Stryker and help other patients in need during the drive in Memphis, MO on Tuesday, May 10th from 12:15 p.m. to 6:00 […]