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Health Dept to Hold Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic

The Douglas County Health Department will be offering a free, drive thru, flu shot clinic for  Douglas County residents 18 years and older on...

Red Cross Now Testing All Blood Donations for COVID-19 Antibodies 

Urgent need for blood donors to help prevent summer shortage SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (June 15, 2020) — Beginning today and for a limited time, the American...

The American Heart Assoc. and Summit Natural Gas Donate Infant CPR Kits

The American Heart Association recently distributed Infant CPR Anytime Kits to Mercy Hospital Lebanon, Cox Medical Center Branson and Ozarks Medical Center in West...

Dermatologist Dr. Marshall Joins Ozarks Medical Center

WEST PLAINS, Mo – Leslie A. Marshall, D.O., M.S., Board-Certified Dermatologist, recently joined the multi-disciplinary Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Medical Group.  Dr. Marshall brings...

EPA Orders Amazon and eBay to Stop Sale of Certain Pesticide Products

Protection against coronavirus among false or misleading claims WASHINGTON (June 11, 2020) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ordered Amazon Services LLC and eBay...

Mercy Springfield Communities Loosens Visitor Restrictions

One visitor allowed with hospitalized patients SPRINGFIELD – Beginning last week, Mercy’s hospitalized patients were allowed to have one visitor per day. This is effective at: ...

Knowing Hands-Only CPR is Even More Relevant Throughout a Pandemic

American Heart Association urges the public to learn CPR during CPR and AED Awareness Week MISSOURI — Without CPR, Bobby Ballard of Joplin, Missouri, wouldn’t...

Therapy Dogs: A Social Catalyst for Kids with Autism?

MU researcher examines impact of therapy dogs on social skills for children with autism COLUMBIA, Mo. – One of the most common struggles for...

SAFE Kits Shipped from Cape Girardeau Police Department 

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that an untested sexual assault kit shipping event took place at the Cape Girardeau Police...

Make the Right Choice –– Don’t Drive Impaired

Awareness campaign emphasizes danger of youth alcohol use. JEFFERSON CITY – The pomp and circumstance and prom-time glitz and glitter will be a little different...
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