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Bivalent COVID-19 boosters and flu vaccines will be available at Ozarks Healthcare’s Pharmacy at 307 N. Kentucky Ave. in West Plains on Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The West Plains Country Club Ladies Golf Association has presented $25,000 to the Ozarks Healthcare Foundation for its fundraising campaign for a mobile mammography unit. Funds were raised from a special 4 Lady Scramble hosted by the West Plains Country Club Ladies Golf Association at the West Plains Country Club last month with a theme of “Driving Out Breast Cancer.”
Ozarks Healthcare recently recognized Savannah McCune, registered nurse (RN) in Ozarks Healthcare’s Obstetrics (OB) Department with the DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award. McCune was awarded The DAISY Award® For Extraordinary Nurses for the level of compassionate care she provided to a mother and her newborn during delivery. The DAISY Award is part of the DAISY Foundation's programs to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day.
Ozarks Healthcare has added 12 new registered nurses (RNs) to its staff upon their completion of the health system’s nurse residency program. Ozarks Healthcare's Nurse Residency Program is a 12-week program for graduates of nursing school that features rotations through different departments of the hospital.
Ozarks Healthcare is continuing its focus on bringing health specialty services to its locations in surrounding communities with the latest addition of rheumatology services at its location in Mountain Grove.
Fourteen nursing students have completed Ozarks Healthcare’s pilot of a nursing externship program. Nursing students who were a part of the cohort spent ten weeks of the summer months gaining knowledge and real-life clinical skills across the health system.
Ozarks Healthcare is requesting the input of community members 18 years and older to be shared in an online survey that will help the health system create a 2022-2024 Missouri Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA).
Many across the country, including healthcare workers, are showcasing more individual hobbies and talents as a part of recognizing the importance of self-care through creative outlets. Several Ozarks Healthcare staff are preparing to share some of their own creativity through hosting a special market, craft, and yard sale event on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Parkway Center Parking Lot located at 1211 Porter Wagoner Blvd. in West Plains.
Ozarks Healthcare is bringing some of its specialty health services to its location in Gainesville on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 4 to 6 p.m. to offer free health screenings and education to the Gainesville community.
For Earl Rogers, well-known mechanic and friend to many in Thayer, Missouri, this summer has been all about getting his life back. After suffering from severe back pain for a stretch of time, Rogers reached the point earlier this year of what he thought was no hope. Now healing from surgery, Rogers says he has a mission now of fixing more than just his friends’ cars – he wants to help others feel as good as he does post-procedure.
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Ozarks Healthcare Media TeamPhone: 417-257-6735Email: B.Simers@OZHCare.com