Stretching Your Health Care Dollars seminar March 7

The Bothwell Foundation’s Community Relations committee will host a free Stretching Your Health Care Dollars seminar for Medicare recipients at 11:30 am March 7 at Bothwell Education Center. Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people 65 and older as well as disabled enrollees who meet specific criteria. The seminar is for those receiving…

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Talk with a Doc session set for Feb. 6 at Baby Café

Dr. Misty Todd, women’s health and family medicine physician at Bothwell Cole Camp Clinic, will speak at Pettis County Baby Café on Feb. 6 for a “Talk with the Doc” session. Baby Café is a free breastfeeding support group that meets each Tuesday from 4-6 pm inside Women’s Health and Newborn Care on the first…

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Public invited to retirement reception for Dr. Ken Azan and Dr. Elmer Van Dyke

Bothwell Regional Health Center will host a joint retirement reception for long-time physicians Dr. Ken Azan and Dr. Elmer Van Dyke from 4-6 pm Dec. 12 in the Bothwell Café on the hospital’s ground floor. Patients and the public are invited to attend. Azan and Van Dyke will retire from their respective practices on Dec.…

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Public invited to Community Fitness Night

The medical staff at Bothwell Regional Health Center will again host a free community fitness night from 6 to 9 pm Dec. 28 at Heckart Community Center. The public is invited to attend to use the facility and learn about health topics. There are almost 100 members of the medical staff, which includes physicians and…

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Wear Red for Women donates AEDs to two Sedalia churches

Members of Wear Red for Women, a Bothwell Foundation committee, recently gave an automated external defibrillator (AED) to LifePointe Church and Broadway Presbyterian Church in Sedalia. An AED is a small, lightweight device that allows individuals and first responders to treat sudden cardiac arrest. The machine automatically analyzes the heart rhythm and when appropriate, it…

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Bothwell Regional Health Center to offer community Stop the Bleed class

Bothwell Regional Health Center will offer a free Stop the Bleed class open to the community on Friday, Dec. 8. According to the National Trauma Institute, hemorrhaging is responsible for almost 35% of pre-hospital deaths and 40% of deaths in the first 24 hours after a traumatic event. The Stop the Bleed initiative, launched in…

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Bothwell Regional Health Center to host blood drive Nov. 17

Bothwell Regional Health Center will host a blood drive from 10:30 am to 3 pm Nov. 17 in the Bothwell Education Center at 600 E. 14th St. in conjunction with Community Blood Center. Appointments are preferred, and walk-ins will be accepted as capacity allows. To make an appointment, visit https://donate.savealifenow.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/78777 or call Lisa Nelson at…

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Bothwell Regional Health Center to offer grief support group

Bothwell Regional Health Center is offering a grief support group to the public and employees. The group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays starting Oct. 26 through Dec. 21 in the Bothwell Education Center at 600 E. 14th St. in Sedalia. Hospital Chaplain Rob Ayers recently became a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist…

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Bothwell Foundation to host ‘What Your Mama Never Told You’ event Nov. 9

The Bothwell Foundation’s Community Relations committee will host a “What Your Mama Never Told You” event just for women at 7 pm Nov. 9 at the Sedalia Country Club. The free evening is an opportunity for women to hear information and ask questions about health topics important to them. Dr. Julie Cahill with Bothwell Family…

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Pettis County Baby Café to host October “Spooktacular” event

Pettis County Baby Café, a collaborative effort between Bothwell Regional Health Center and Pettis County WIC, is hosting a “Spooktacular” Halloween party for breastfeeding mummies and their little ghouls. The event will take place from 4 to 6 pm on Tuesday, Oct. 24 in the Women’s Health and Newborn Care lobby on the hospital’s first…

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