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Lincoln County Health Department releases March 2015 inspection results

 Posted on April 16, 2015 at 8:33 am

The Lincoln County Health Department has released the results of its March 2015 inspections. Three of Elsberry’s businesses and eateries received the attention of the health department last month. These included the Elsberry Nutrition Center, H.L. Purdin High School and the Lincoln County Cupboard. The Lincoln County Health Department inspects each food establishment at least once every six months and more often if warranted. At each inspection the establishment is

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  • Lincoln County Medical Center becomes Mercy Hospital Lincoln

     Posted on April 8, 2015 at 11:24 am

    Moments following the formal ‘Blessing’ and dedication of Mercy Hospital Lincoln, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held by hospital, staff and community leaders.

    Mercy Hospital Lincoln, formerly Lincoln County Medical Center, became part of Mercy on March 1 and held a blessing and celebration on March 5 with co-workers along with Mercy and community leaders. As a critical access hospital, Mercy Hospital Lincoln falls under the leadership of Mercy Hospital St. Louis’ president Jeff Johnston. In addition to Johnston’s leadership, Tony Rothermich was named local administrator. “Tony knows the area and will be

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  • L.C.H.D. April 2015 Calendar of Events

     Posted on April 2, 2015 at 9:27 am

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    Apr. 1 – Immunization Clinic, WIC Clinic, Silex Blood Pressure Clinic 11am – 12pm, Public Health Lunch ‘n Learn Featuring David Lotsoff, MD Board Certified Gastroenterologist 12 – 1 pm Apr. 2 – Late Immunization Clinic, WIC Clinic Apr. 6 -  Immunization Clinic Apr. 7 – WIC Clinic, Walk-In Flu Clinic  9:00 am – 4:00 pm Apr. 8 – Immunization Clinic, WIC Clinic, Dental Clinic, Elsberry Blood Pressure Clinic 11am

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  • Health Department releases February inspection results

     Posted on March 16, 2015 at 6:23 pm

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    The Lincoln County Health Department has released the results of its February 2015 inspections. Four of Elsberry’s businesses and eateries received the attention of the health department last month. These included Dos Primos, the Elsberry FFA Valentines Dinner, the Elsberry Knights of Columbus Fish Fry and Waggoners Antiques/chocolate covered strawberries. The Lincoln County Health Department inspects each food establishment at least once every six months and more often if warranted.

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  • Cuivre River grant helps “Give Kids A Smile” provide youth dental care

     Posted on March 12, 2015 at 10:13 am

    Smiles are under construction and things are looking up for this local youth thanks to a $4,400 Operation Round Up grant to Give Kids A Smile (GKAS).  The grant helped provide free dental care to children from the Cuivre River area that were able to attend the recent GKAS bi-annual clinic at the Center for Advanced Dental Education on the campus of St. Louis University.

    Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) received a $4,400 grant from the Cuivre River Electric Community Trust to provide free dental care to children at the recent GKAS Bi-Annual Clinic on Feb. 20-21 at the Center for Advanced Dental Education on the campus of St. Louis University. “Operation Round Up funds are combined with additional resources to provide underserved children with comprehensive dental care. Oral examinations, professional cleanings with fluoride treatments,

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  • LCMC becomes Mercy Hospital Lincoln; Rothermich named Hospital Administrator

     Posted on March 11, 2015 at 11:30 am

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    Mercy Hospital Lincoln, formerly Lincoln County Medical Center, became part of Mercy on March 1 and held a blessing and celebration on March 5 with co-workers along with Mercy and community leaders. As a critical access hospital, Mercy Hospital Lincoln falls under the leadership of Mercy Hospital St. Louis’ president Jeff Johnston. In addition to Johnston’s leadership, Tony Rothermich was named local administrator. “Tony knows the area and will be

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  • L.C. Health Department releases January inspection results

     Posted on February 18, 2015 at 11:36 am

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    The Lincoln County Health Department has released the results of its January 2015 inspections. Nine of Elsberry’s businesses and eateries received the attention of the health department last month. These included Abel’s Quick Stop, Berni’s Pizza, Broadway Flowers & Fountain, Casey’s General Store, Dollar General, Elsberry IGA, Rachel’s Restaurant, Subway and VFW Post #9064. The Lincoln County Health Department inspects each food establishment at least once every six months and

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