Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital offers tips to cope with anxiety and isolation during COVID-19 pandemic

Americans of all ages are experiencing increased social isolation and loneliness in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to the National Institute on Aging, nearly 14 million older adults in the U.S. live alone and are especially vulnerable during this time. Their research has linked social isolation and loneliness to higher risks for a variety of […]

Grundy County Health Department Website

Grundy County Health Department to host annual “School Health Fair”

The Grundy County Health Department’s Annual School Health Fair will be held on Tuesday, August 6 from 4-7 pm at First Christian Church, 1700 Princeton Road, in Trenton. The event is open to all Grundy County students entering kindergarten through 12th grade, including homeschooled children aged 5-18. Area providers will offer health screenings: Dr. Andy […]

Hy-Vee

Hy-Vee expands list of discount medications

Hy-Vee announces the expansion of its discount medications list to assist customers with lowering healthcare costs. The new medication list went into effect February 1st and is available to all patients with no enrollment fees. The new list includes an increased number of cholesterol, diabetes, gastrointestinal, mental health, women’s health and men’s health medications offered at […]

Access II Awarded $500 Grant from Summit Natural Gas

Access II Independent Living Center in Gallatin awarded grant from Summit Natural Gas

Access II Independent Living Center in Gallatin, Mo, a non-profit organization that serves individuals with disabilities of all ages, was awarded at $500 grant from Summit Natural Gas to purchase durable medical equipment to increase wellness in the communities they serve. Access II has purchased 10 automated blood pressure monitors and 400, 7-day pill organizers […]

Blood pressure

Green Hills Medical Clinic to offer free screening on June 24

Green Hills Medical Clinic in Trenton is participating in a Saint Luke’s Health System program to promote heart wellness. The program this Friday offers a free blood pressure and atrial fibrillation screening, using just your fingers, and placing them on an Apple iPad. The screening process will take less than five minutes, and is confidential, with no cost. Persons interested […]