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Good Samaritan Care Clinic officials in Mtn. View are extending sympathy to the family and friends of longtime community servant Robert Andrews, a physician assistant who often volunteered at the … more
Missouri’s only Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Unit — known affectionately as the “Tooth Truck” — has been in West Plains for the first time for the past several weeks, … more
Rabies can happen at any time of year, but is more likely during warm spring and summer months when family pets are apt to spend more time outdoors, and wild animals are also more active. For … more
Texas County Memorial Hospital has selected Courtney Owens of Cabool to be the new quality improvement/risk management director and Melanie Evans of Houston to be the new Home Health of the Ozarks … more
The West Plains Senior Center will offer two exercise classes free of charge. Matter of Balance classes will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from May 10 through June 7 at the … more
This spring as COVID-19 vaccines become more available and people resume some of their favorite activities, the American Red Cross reminds the public that the need for blood remains. Healthy people … more
The Section for Medical Marijuana Regulation at the Department of Health and Senior Services is rolling out the final phase of its online system for electronic physician certification of medical … more
After nearly two months of administering the COVID-19 vaccine from the Ozarks Healthcare Parkway Center in West Plains, the medical system recently announced it will hold its last vaccination clinics … more
Texas County Memorial Hospital held its COVID-19 Moderna vaccine drive-thru clinic April 15 at the Drury University parking lot in Houston. The event was the first ever drive-thru clinic for TCMH. … more
Beginning April 14, Ozarks Healthcare modified visitor restrictions to make visiting patients easier. Patients admitted to its hospital are now allowed to have one visitor at a time from 8 a.m. to 8 … more
According to the American Cancer Society, 54,000 people will get oral cavity or oropharyngeal cancers this year, and an estimated 10,850 will die. When caught early, survival chances significantly … more
Thanks to Mercy’s COVID Care @ Home program, thousands of people with COVID-19 have had 24/7 access to a team of board-certified emergency medicine physicians who keep tabs on each … more
Jeff Gettys of Houston is the new incoming director of the office of projects and foundation at Texas County Memorial Hospital. Gettys will be replacing Jay Gentry, current director of the office of … more
West Plains’ first medical marijuana dispensary, The Farmer’s Wife, 1391 Mitchell Drive, will hold its grand opening celebration from noon to 4 p.m. today. The event is free and open … more
Ozarks Healthcare and the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will host a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. Friday at the Willard Hunter Classroom in Parkway Center, 1211 Porter Wagoner Blvd. in West … more
Now that all Missouri adults are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines and more mass clinics are being held to give shots, there is still one particularly vulnerable group health officials are seeking to … more
From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, the same day vaccinations open to all adults in Missouri, Ozarks Healthcare and Missouri State University-West Plains will partner to hold a COVID-19 vaccination event … more
COVID-19 vaccination clinics will continue at Ozarks Healthcare today and Wednesday. Initial doses of the Moderna vaccine will be given on today, and second doses will be administered Wednesday. … more
Gov. Mike Parson has announced the state will host a “mega vaccination site” from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in the Hammons Student Center at Missouri State University in … more
Community Blood Center of the Ozarks, the area's exclusive provider of blood products to 44 area healthcare facilities, is experiencing a critical shortage of all blood types.  While … more
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