COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center report 758 tested for COVID-19

The weekly report from Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital indicates 758 people have received COVID-19 testing, which is an increase of 146 tests when compared to the numbers announced last Monday, May 11, 2020. Wright Memorial has tested 239 including 171 from Grundy County, 38 from Mercer County, 30 from other counties. Hedrick […]

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Two injured in nearly head-on crash west of Chillicothe

Two people were injured when two vehicles collided nearly head-on, Monday afternoon seven miles west of Chillicothe. Eighteen-year-old Dallas Hall of Jamesport received serious injuries as he was riding in a pickup driven by 17-year- old Dylan Tolle of Chillicothe. The driver of the other vehicle, 74-year-old James Fish of Jamesport, received moderate injuries. Both […]

Coronavirus Update

Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center report 514 tested for COVID-19

Another 77 people have been tested for COVID-19 at Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital during the past week, raising the total number tested to 514, however, results of the tests are not provided. Wright Memorial has tested 193 people including 137 from Grundy County, 34 from Mercer County, and 22 from other counties.  […]

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Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center update criteria for COVID-19 testing

Saint Luke’s Health System, which includes Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital, has updated the criteria for COVID-19 testing. When determining who qualifies to be tested for COVID-19, are now referring for testing only on the presence of symptoms; all risk-factor qualifiers have been removed. Patients must have a referral from a provider based […]

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Drive-through COVID-19 testing in Chillicothe expanded to first responders

Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe have announced an expansion in their drive-through COVID-19 testing at the former Washington Street Food and Drink in Chillicothe to first responders in Grundy and Livingston counties who meet testing criteria. First responders include police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and emergency medical technicians. The hospitals […]

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Local testing sites announce number of individuals tested for COVID-19

Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital COVID-19 testing numbers were announced via marketing and public relations director Jordan Ferguson of Trenton. According to Ferguson, the testing results collectively include those administered at the hospitals in Chillicothe and Trenton as well as the drive-through testing clinic on Highway 65 in Chillicothe. The drive through testing […]

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Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center announces hiring of Michaela Koon

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center announces the hiring of Michaela Koon of Chillicothe to be the Nurse Manager. Michaela attended nursing school at North Central Missouri College and graduated as a Registered Nurse in 2019. She has been a nurse at Hedrick Medical Center since June 2019. Michaela is passionate about providing […]