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Scotland County Hospital Signs Management Agreement with Blessing Health System

Scotland County Hospital and Blessing Health System, based in Quincy, Illinois, have formalized a five-year collaboration with the signing of a management agreement. Scotland County Hospital will remain an independent entity, but through the agreement will work more closely with Blessing Health System in a number of clinical and non-clinical areas to strengthen its long-term…

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Memphis Woman No Longer Considered a Missing Person Case

Tracking usage of a government issued Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card has led law enforcement to remove a Memphis woman from the active missing person investigations. According to the Memphis Police Department, Alicia A. Miller, 32, is no longer considered a missing person case after investigators tracked her EBT card usage to specific locations in…

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Missing Person Report Filed for Memphis Woman Last Seen in Kansas City

The Memphis Police Department has opened a missing person case for a local woman reportedly last heard from on Friday afternoon Alicia A. Miller, 32, of Memphis was officially reported missing to the Memphis Police Department on Monday morning, April 13th. According to investigators, the woman, who also goes by the name Alicia Dugger, had…

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Governor Parson Issues Statewide ‘Stay Home Missouri’ Order to Control, Contain, Combat Covid-19

Building on Missouri’s efforts to control, contain, and combat COVID-19, Governor Mike Parson today issued a statewide “Stay Home Missouri” Order effective beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, April 6, 2020, until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2020. The Order explicitly states that individuals currently residing within the state of Missouri shall avoid leaving their homes…

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First COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Scotland County

The Scotland County Health Department has confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 in Scotland County. The person is in self quarantine and those with close contact have also been informed to self quarantine. The Health Department declined to release the name of the individual or any more information related to the specific case to…

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Scotland County Hospital Makes Preparations for Covid-19

Scotland County Hospital & Clinics remains open for business and prepared to serve the health needs of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic and always. We encourage all individuals to become and remain prepared as well. Together, we can protect ourselves and diminish the spread of this disease by limiting travel and community exposure, remaining…

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Potential Local COVID-19 Case Spurs SCR-I to Cancel School for Two Weeks

The announcement on Sunday evening that Scotland County R-I would be closing for two weeks as part of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic may have caught the community a bit off guard, but in less than 48 hours the district was joined by the vast majority of public education providers in the state. Superintendent Ryan Bergeson…

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