Category Archives: HEALTH

Preparation is Key to Successful Blood Donation

Written on November 22, 2016 at 4:10 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, December 13th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The drive is being held in the Conference Room. Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need.  Once a donor has made the commitment to give blood, it is […]

National Alzheimer’s Disease Month Raises Awareness of Illness

Written on November 22, 2016 at 3:44 pm, by

With more than one third of Americans over the age  of 85 suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease, more than 15 million families nationwide are impacted by the hardships and suffering generated by dementia. The City of Memphis, following suite with the national precedent set in 1983, recently proclaimed November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Month. President Ronald […]

Scotland County Hospital Admissions & Dismissals

Written on November 22, 2016 at 12:21 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital recorded 10 admissions and 17 dismissals from November 11 – November 17, 2016. ADMISSIONS: 11/12/16 – Cynthia Burkhart, Kahoka 11/16/16 – Marranda Payne, Unionville; Skarlet Payne, Unionville DISMISSALS: 11/11/16 – Noel Barker, Granger; Lila Seaver, Luray 11/12/16 – Kate Brummit, Unionville; Moriah Jordan, Memphis; Maxton Jordan, Memphis 11/17/16 – Marranda Payne, Unionville; […]

Scotland County Hospital Admissions & Dismissals

Written on November 15, 2016 at 9:53 am, by

Scotland County Hospital recorded 25 admissions and 25 dismissals from November 1 – November 10, 2016. ADMISSIONS: 11/2/16 – Elliet Reece Igou, Princeton 11/07/16 – Kaitlin VanHoozen, Memphis; Colbie VanHoozen, Memphis; Helen Knupp, Wyaconda 11/08/16 – Beverly Glidewell, Memphis; Joann Jackson, Lancaster 11/9/16 – Maxton Jordan, Memphis; Moriah Jordan, Memphis 11/10/16 – Georganna Lister, Memphis; […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on November 10, 2016 at 9:18 am, by

Thursday, Nov. 10 – Clinic hours from 8:00-10:00 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, November 11 – Office closed for Veterans Day. Tuesday, November 15 –Clinic hours from 8-9 a.m. for fasting blood sugars and cholesterols and blood draws and from 12-2:30 p.m. for immunizations, blood pressure checks, nail care, flu shots, etc.  WIC certifications and mid […]

JUST A DRILL – Scotland County Hospital Trains for Active-Shooter Situation    

Written on November 8, 2016 at 11:16 am, by

Scotland County Hospital staff along with the Memphis Medical Services staff practiced their responses to an active shooter in the building as part of an active-shooter drill on October 28th.  Hospital and clinic employees in all departments participated in the active-shooter drill that started about 9 a.m. that morning.  They were assisted by Bill Holland, […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on October 25, 2016 at 11:55 am, by

Thursday, October 27 – Clinic hours from 8:00-9:00 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, October 28 – Clinic hours from 8:00-3:30 for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols and blood draws, immunizations, nail care, flu shots, etc. Tuesday, November 1 – Clinic hours from 8-10:00 a.m. for fasting blood sugars and cholesterols and blood draws and from 12-2:30 p.m. […]

Scotland County Health Department WIC Contract Approved for Fiscal. Year 2016-2017

Written on October 25, 2016 at 9:34 am, by

The Scotland County Health Department has announced that a contract to provide WIC services for the fiscal year 2016-2017 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 monthly 105 eligible pregnant or postpartum women, infants and […]

Scotland County Hospital Celebrates National Respiratory Care Week

Written on October 25, 2016 at 9:11 am, by

Respiratory Therapists all over the country are celebrating National Respiratory Care Week October 23-29.  These professionals are using the occasion to showcase their role in the nation’s health care system and encourage others to join their rapidly growing profession. People who are lucky enough to take breathing for granted may have never even heard of […]

Scotland County Hospital Admissions & Dismissals

Written on October 24, 2016 at 4:28 pm, by

ADMISSIONS: 10/10/16 – Owen Nicholas Briggs, Memphis; Charles Burks, Sr., Wyaconda 10/11/16 – Stephanie Martin, Memphis; Lejric Martin, Memphis; Tyler Scott Ramer, Luray 10/13/16 – Finley Antal, Downing 10/16/16 – Willis Martin, Arbela; Tim Farley, Memphis 10/17/16 – Sheila Owings, Memphis; Shelbi Cline, Memphis 10/18/16 – Dominic L. Cline, Memphis; Vera Tague, Wyaconda; Morris Walker, […]