Category Archives: HEALTH

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on May 24, 2019 at 8:58 am, by

Thursday, May 23 – Clinic hours from 8-11 a.m. for lab draws.  Friday, May 24 – Clinic hours from 8-11 a.m. for lab draws and from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for fasting blood sugars and cholesterols, blood pressure checks, immunizations, etc. Monday, May 27 – Office closed. Tuesday, May 28 – Clinic hours from […]

Scotland County Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions Program Joining National Campaign to Raise Awareness During Mental Health Month

Written on May 23, 2019 at 4:14 pm, by

When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes it’s a lot to handle. It’s important to remember that mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. May is Mental Health Month was started 70 years ago by national organization, Mental […]

Addiction Program to Bring Reckless Saints of Nowhere to Memphis

Written on April 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm, by

A local program helping in the fight against addiction will be bringing in some reinforcements. The Reckless Saints of Nowhere will be at the Lighthouse of Faith Church in Memphis on Wednesday, May 8th at 6:30 p.m. The national group will be guests of the Guiding Light R & R program, which has been meeting […]

Hospital Board Receives Update on Purchase of Pharmacy

Written on March 25, 2019 at 8:47 am, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Thursday, February 28th.   Board members present: Curtis Ebeling-Chairman, Joe Doubet- Vice Chairman, Judy Wilson-Secretary, Robert Neese-Treasurer, Members Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk. Others present:  Dr. Randy Tobler; CEO, Dr. Jeff Davis, CMO, Michael Brandon, Controller, Elizabeth Guffey, RN, […]

Scotland County Hospital Mammography Department Earns ACR Accreditation

Written on March 12, 2019 at 4:02 pm, by

Scotland County Hospital has been awarded a 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 aid in the early […]

Health Department Asking for Tax Levy Increase on April Ballot

Written on February 26, 2019 at 3:59 pm, by

The Scotland County Health Department has proposed a tax increase to voters of Scotland County on April 2, 2019. The district’s ballot issue proposes to increase the tax levy from $0.15 to $0.30 to help pay for maintenance of the county health center and operations of the facility and staff. The Health Department has continually […]

SCH Board Considers Invitation to Join Crossriver Quality Health Partners

Written on February 7, 2019 at 12:53 pm, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Monday, January 21, 2019, for the joint Medical Staff/Board of Directors meeting Board members present: Curtis Ebeling, Chairman, Joe Doubet-Vice Chairman, Bob Neese-treasurer and Members  Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk.  Absent: Judy Wilson, Secretary Others present:  Dr. Randy […]

Health Department Reports Missouri WIC Operations, Services Remain Uninterrupted Despite Government Shutdown

Written on February 7, 2019 at 10:56 am, by

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, known as WIC, remains in operation in Missouri.The Scotland County Health Department reported that it and other Missouri WIC local agencies will continue to hold appointments with participants and will provide the same level of services and benefits. Missouri WIC has received funding to support […]

February is American Heart Month

Written on January 29, 2019 at 4:13 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 […]

Scotland County Hospital to Purchase Memphis Community Pharmacy

Written on January 22, 2019 at 5:18 pm, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Thursday, December 27, 2018.   Board members present: Curtis Ebeling, Chairman, Joe Doubet-Vice Chairman, Bob Neese-treasurer and Members  Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk.  Absent: Judy Wilson, Secretary Others present:  Dr. Randy Tobler, CEO, Dr. Jeff Davis, CMO, Michael Brandon, […]