Category Archives: HEALTH

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on March 14, 2017 at 8:11 pm, by

Thursday, March 16 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-10 a.m. for immunizations.  Nurse available at the Scotland County Nutrition Site from 11:00 a.m.-Noon for blood pressure checks. Friday, March 17 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8:00-3:30 for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols, blood draws, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Tuesday, March 21 –Walk-in clinic […]

SCR-I Students Staff Recent Blood Drive

Written on March 14, 2017 at 5:57 pm, by

The Red Cross community blood drive held on March 7th at the Memphis First Baptist Church was staffed by student volunteers from our own Scotland County High School. For the past three years our high-school students have served as the local volunteers for the March blood drive taking on the responsibility of setting up the […]

Auxiliary Donates Training Manikin to Care Center 

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:35 pm, by

The Scotland County Care Center/Scotland County Hospital Auxiliary recently made a contribution to the Scotland County Care Center in order for the Nursing Department to purchase a training manikin.  The new manikin offers a complete life-like range of motion for realistic patient positioning and moves like a person.  The manikin is lightweight and simulates a […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:23 pm, by

Thursday, March 2 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-10 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, March 3 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8:00-3:30 for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols, blood draws, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Tuesday, March 7 –Walk-in clinic hours from 8-9 a.m. for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols and blood draws, and from 12-2:30 […]

Dr. Kelly Sharpe,IEC Optometrist in Memphis, Attends Annual Eye Care Congress

Written on February 28, 2017 at 4:21 pm, by

Dr. Kelly Sharpe, along with three other International Eyecare Center optometrists, attended the 56th Annual Heart of America Eye Care Congress on February 10-12, 2017.  Dr. Sharpe is an optometrist, seeing patients at both the Memphis and Kirksville IEC locations.  Other IEC optometrists attending were Dr. Mindy Blackford of Kirksville, MO; Dr. Austin Krohn of […]

International Eyecare Center Memphis Office Has Moved

Written on February 21, 2017 at 8:13 pm, by

featu International Eyecare Center in Memphis, Missouri has moved to a new location! IEC is still located on the Scotland County Hospital campus, but has moved to the former Scotland County Health Department building.  Optometrist Dr. Kelly Sharpe will begin seeing patients in the new facility on Tuesday, February 21st. “We are looking forward to […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on February 14, 2017 at 3:24 pm, by

Thursday, February 16 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-10 a.m. for immunizations.  Nurse available at the Scotland County Nutrition Site for blood pressure checks. Friday, February 17 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8:00-3:30 for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols, blood draws, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Monday, February 20 – Office closed for Presidents’ […]

February is American Heart Month

Written on January 24, 2017 at 11:27 pm, by

American Heart Month first started in 1964 with a declaration by President Lyndon B. Johnson.  Since then, February has been dedicated to promoting the awareness of cardiovascular health. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.  Statistics for both men and women are alarming and in an effort to empower people […]

Heidi Hays, CRNA, Joins Anesthesia Staff at Scotland County Hospital 

Written on January 24, 2017 at 10:06 pm, by

Heidi Hays, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) and a new resident of Memphis, has joined the Anesthesia Department at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis.   Ms. Hays is a native of La Plata, MO, where she graduated High School in 1977 and earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Truman State University (formerly, Northeast […]

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 […]