Free COVID Vaccinations Available April 1

Bothwell Regional Health Center will host a community vaccination clinic from 3 to 7 pm April 1 at the Missouri State Fairgrounds to administer the free COVID-19 vaccine to eligible Missouri residents. Currently, Missouri is vaccinating Phase 1A, Phase 1B and Phase 2 populations. Phase 2 was activated by the state on March 29 and…

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Free COVID Vaccinations Available March 25 and 26

Bothwell Regional Health Center will again host a community vaccination clinic March 25 and 26 at the Missouri State Fairgrounds to administer the free COVID-19 vaccine to eligible Missouri residents. Currently, Missouri is vaccinating Phase 1A and Phase 1B – Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 populations. Tier 3 was activated by the state…

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Drive-Through COVID Testing Closing on the Missouri State Fairgrounds

Bothwell Regional Health Center’s drive-through COVID-19 testing location at the Missouri State Fairgrounds Sheep Pavilion will be closed after March 17. Testing is available at the Bothwell Walk In Clinic. People with signs and symptoms of the virus should visit the clinic to be seen by a provider. There will be no curbside testing at…

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Bothwell Regional Health Center Designated a Level III STEMI Center

Bothwell Regional Health Center is pleased to announce the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Time Critical Diagnosis Unit, has designated Bothwell as a Level III Missouri ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) Center through March 2024. STEMI is a serious type of heart attack where one of the heart’s major arteries that supplies oxygen-rich blood…

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Bothwell’s Chief Medical Officer Published in Medical Textbook

Phil Fracica, MD, Chief Medical Officer headshot

Dr. Philip Fracica, Bothwell Regional Health Center’s chief medical officer, and his daughter, Dr. Elizabeth Fracica, a Senior Resident in Neurology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, recently authored a chapter in a textbook sponsored by the American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ). ACMQ is the organization for health care professionals who are responsible…

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Bothwell Expands Visitor Restrictions

5/24/2021 Update Effective May 24, two visitors are allowed to visit mother/baby at a time once they are in a postpartum room. One visitor is still only allowed in Labor and Delivery. 3/18/2021 Update Effective March 18, readmitted newborns can have the birth parent and one additional support person. Two designated visitors per mother/baby unit…

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COVID Vaccinations Available at the Missouri State Fairgrounds

Bothwell Regional Health Center with the assistance of the Missouri National Guard will again host a community vaccination clinic from 8 am to 5 pm March 9 and 10 at the Missouri State Fairgrounds to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible Missouri residents. Currently, Missouri is vaccinating Phase 1A populations and Phase 1B – Tier…

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Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Hours Change

Bothwell Regional Health Center’s drive-through COVID-19 testing location at the Missouri State Fairgrounds Sheep Pavilion will be changing the hours of operation effective immediately. Starting Feb.25, 2021, the drive-through COVID testing at the Sheep Pavilion will be open Monday and Wednesday from 8 am – noon only. Testing will not be available at the Sheep…

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Bothwell Regional Health Center Selected as High Throughput Vaccinator

The State of Missouri announced on Monday that Bothwell Regional Health Center has been selected as a high throughput vaccinator as part of Missouri’s new vaccine distribution plan. Bothwell is scheduled to receive additional vaccine doses throughout February to accommodate administering the COVID-19 vaccine to our community and surrounding areas. Appointments scheduled through this effort…

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Bothwell Adds Price Transparency Estimator

Bothwell Regional Health Center recently added a price transparency estimator to its website in compliance with new rules from the federal Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Treasury and Labor that require hospitals and health systems to expand data available to patients and the public. Existing HHS guidance from the Centers for Medicare &…

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