Livingston County Health Center

Livingston County Health Center to offer CPR for babysitters

The Livingston County Health Center in Chillicothe will offer CPR for babysitters next month. Participants will be instructed on CPR and first aid on May 24th at 1:30 in the afternoon. The free class will prepare participants for emergency situations while watching children. Participants must be at least 11 years old. Registration is limited for […]

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy and Health Center offers a wide variety of free services

The Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy and Health Center opened its doors at 1433 Lulu Street in Trenton in July 2020. Executive Director Rachael Brothers reports the center saw its first client in the first hour it was open. She believes it is wise to build a strong foundation when starting a nonprofit or business. […]

Coronavirus or COVID-19 Death

Two COVID-related deaths reported for Harrison County, 1 in Daviess County

Two COVID-19-related deaths have been added for Harrison County. The county’s COVID-19 dashboard shows 33 deaths total had been reported as of March 1st. The total number of cases remained at 1,998, and the number of active cases dropped by one to zero. An additional COVID-19-related death has been reported for Daviess County. The health […]

Planned Parenthood

Missouri budget bill blocks Medicaid patients from accessing Planned Parenthood

Missouri’s supplemental budget bill signed into law Thursday includes a provision to block patients who rely on Medicaid from accessing Planned Parenthood health centers. Federal Medicaid law protects patients’ rights to choose their providers, including Planned Parenthood. Michelle Trupiano, executive director of the Missouri Family Health Council, noted because of the Hyde Amendment, Medicaid cannot cover abortions, […]

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Two area health departments report on new cases of COVID-19

The Livingston County Health Center on February 16th reported 10 COVID-19 cases had been added since February 14th. That raised the total to 3,326. The number of active cases decreased by 15 to 44. The Sullivan County Health Department February 16th confirmed three additional COVID-19 cases since February 15th, bringing the total to 1,690. The […]

Nurse Filling Syringe with COVID-19 Vaccine at MU Health Care (Photo Courtesy of MU Health Care

Missouri health centers continue to vaccinate, despite staffing shortages

As Community Health Centers (CHCs) mark a year of administering vaccines to underserved Missourians, the needs of the pandemic have strained their services. More than 40% of centers report they do not have enough staff to keep up the vaccination pace. Rodney Hummer, vice president of strategy for the Missouri Primary Care Association and a registered nurse, […]

Coronavirus or COVID-19 Death

Mercer County reports 3 COVID-related deaths; four health departments report on new cases of COVID-19

The Livingston County Health Center announces it received a report from the state identifying three additional COVID-19-related deaths that occurred in 2021. That brings the total to 90 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.  Five COVID-19 cases have been added since February 8th, making that total 3,290. The number of active cases continues to […]

Coronavirus Update

Four area health departments report on new cases of COVID-19

Eight COVID-19 cases have been added for Harrison County since February 2nd, raising the total to 1,942. The county’s COVID-19 dashboard indicates that, as of February 3rd, there were 19 active cases. There had been 1,507 confirmed cases and 435 probable cases. The Sullivan County Health Department confirms seven additional COVID-19 cases since February 3rd, […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Five health departments report on new COVID-19 cases

The Livingston County Health Center reports two additional COVID-19-related deaths, bringing the total to 86. Forty cases have been added since February 1st, making that total 3,254. There are 231 active cases. The Grundy County Health Department reports an additional COVID-19-related death, raising the total to 64. Twenty-eight cases have been added since February 1st, […]

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center announces new Family Services Manager

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center announces Michelle Stark as their Family Services Manager. Stark oversees and facilitates all of the Education Programs Life Options provides in this role. According to Stark, one of her long life’s desires was to work with pregnant mothers and their babies. Being passionate and skilled in teaching, […]

Coronavirus or COVID-19 Death

Daviess County reports 2 COVID-related deaths; four health departments report on new cases of COVID-19

Two COVID-19-related deaths have been added for Daviess County, raising the total to 28. The health department February 1st reported the deaths involved residents who were 44 to 90 years old, and they were all unvaccinated. Fifty-two COVID-19 cases had been added since January 26th, bringing that total to 1,556. The number of active cases […]

Coronavirus or COVID-19 Death

Caldwell County reports two COVID-related deaths; four health departments report on new cases of COVID-19

Two COVID-19-related deaths have been added for Caldwell County. The health department reports 30 deaths total.  Forty-five COVID-19 cases have been added since January 25th, making that total 1,776. The number of active cases dropped by 34 to 46. The Livingston County Health Center reports 25 COVID-19 cases have been added since January 27th, raising […]