COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics at Ozarks Healthcare Scheduled to Take Place March 2-3
COVID-19 vaccination clinics are scheduled to take place through Ozarks Healthcare on the following days and time frames this week. Those interested in receiving either their first or booster (second) dose of the vaccine must sign up through the Missouri Vaccine Navigator, a secure registry tool recently launched by the state of Missouri to assist Missourians in receiving their COVID-19 vaccine. The Navigator can be accessed through Ozarks Healthcare’s website at www.ozarkshealthcare.com or www.covidvaccine.mo.gov. If internet accessibility is an issue, the Navigator Hotline can be reached by calling 877-435-8411.
Local Businessman Keeping the Beat and Film Rolling
Yesterday marked the end of Heart Month, and we’re privileged to care for the hearts of so many in our community. We’re honored to share how one local businessman is keeping the beat and film rolling thanks to the following story of compassionate care.
Second Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic hosted in West Plains
Ozarks Healthcare, the Missouri National Guard, Howell County Health Department, and City of West Plains partnered to present a second mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the West Plains Civic Center on Friday, Feb. 26. Originally scheduled to occur last week, the clinic was postponed due to winter weather in the area. Booster (second) doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine were administered to those who received their initial dose of the vaccine at the community’s first mass clinic on Jan. 29. Over 2,700 eligible individuals according to the state of Missouri’s vaccination plan received their second dose on Friday’s clinic.
Ozarks Healthcare Pulmonologists now providing Care at Rural Health Locations
Ozarks Healthcare pulmonologists are now providing care at Ozarks Healthcare's rural clinic locations in Gainesville, Mountain Grove, Thayer, and Winona.
Blood Drive hosted by Ozarks Healthcare and Community Blood Center of the Ozarks to proceed on Feb. 19; Blood Supply is Low
Despite wintry weather making its appearance across the Ozarks this week, Ozarks Healthcare and Community Blood Center of the Ozarks Blood Drive (CBCO) will proceed to host their planned blood drive this Friday, Feb. 19, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Willard Hunter Classroom in the Ozarks Healthcare Parkway Center at 1211 Porter Wagoner Boulevard in West Plains.
Dates Announced for Rescheduled COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics due to Inclement Weather
COVID-19 vaccination clinics that were scheduled to take place through Ozarks Healthcare Feb. 15-19 have been rescheduled. On Feb. 15, Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced the cancelation of all COVID-19 mass vaccination events in partnership with the Missouri National Guard, Department of Health and Senior Services, and State Emergency Management Agency that were scheduled to take place this week in the interest of safety due to extreme winter weather.
COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Events for February 15-19 Canceled Due to Extreme Winter Weather
Governor Mike Parson announced that all COVID-19 mass vaccination events in partnership with the Missouri National Guard, Department of Health and Senior Services, and State Emergency Management Agency scheduled for February 15-19, 2021, are being canceled in the interest of safety due to extreme winter weather.
Second Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic slated for Feb. 19 in West Plains
Ozarks Healthcare, the Missouri National Guard, Howell County Health Department, and City of West Plains are partnering to host a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the West Plains Civic Center on Feb. 19. Booster doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine only will be administered to those who received their initial dose of the vaccine at the initial clinic on Jan. 29. Health officials encourage those who are eligible to receive their second dose of the vaccine on Feb. 19 to not to skip or miss the clinic due to vaccine availability and health concerns.
Arvest Bank donates $2,500 to Ozarks Healthcare’s Foundation “Nurturing Hope: A Community Cancer Project”
A $2,500 donation has been made by Arvest Bank to Ozarks Healthcare’s Foundation to support “Nurturing Hope: A Community Cancer Project.” The project includes the ongoing expansion of Ozarks Healthcare’s Cancer Treatment Center’s chemotherapy suite, the construction of a healing garden, and the purchase of new equipment.
Ozarks Healthcare encourages Community to “Keep the Beat” during American Heart Month
While many restrictions are still affecting daily activities due to COVID-19, Ozarks Healthcare is reminding its patients and community members that heart attacks, cardiovascular disease, and strokes know no borders. The organization is encouraging patients and community members to “keep the beat” and focus on heart health through the month of February.