Great American Smokeout – November 16, 2017

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Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event.   Use the date to quit or encourage someone you know to quit.  By quitting – even for 1 day – smokers will be taking an important step toward a healthier life. In Missouri, 22.1% of the adult … Read More

Emergency Preparedness Drill

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On Thursday, October 19, Fordland Clinic conducted a disaster training on the clinic grounds.  The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare require that Community Health Centers conduct regular disaster and emergency training.  Our scenario was a motor vehicle rollover accident with 13 victims, some of whom were ejected.  Fordland Police and Southwest Fire Protection District assisted with the training. This was … Read More

Fordland Clinic Earns Silver!

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Fordland Clinic Earns Silver! Each year, the Missouri Primary Care Association acknowledges Community Health Centers who meet or exceed a set of clinical quality measures, set by the MPCA Medical Director Network on an annual basis.  These quality measures focus on such areas as diabetes control, blood pressure control, cancer screenings, and weight management.  This year, 17 awards were presented … Read More

Skaggs Foundation Award

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During a special presentation on October 20, 2017, at College of the Ozarks, Skaggs Foundation awarded nearly $600,000 to local agencies committed to improving health and wellness throughout Taney and Stone counties, including a $44,000 grant to Fordland Clinic, Inc. This $44,000 grant award will be used for school-based dental services in the Blue Eye and Reeds Spring School Districts. … Read More

AIMS Funding

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In September 2017, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded over $200 million in Access Increases in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (AIMS) funding to 1,178 health centers nationwide.  AIMS supplemental funding supports the expansion of access to mental health services, and substance abuse services focusing on the treatment, prevention, and awareness of opioid abuse.   Health centers will … Read More

Brighter Lights at Fordland Clinic

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  In August 2017, Fordland Clinic received a grant in the amount of $3,450 from the Webster Electric Foundation to upgrade the clinic lighting system.  Specifically, this funding is being used to replace and upgrade fifty-three lights in the older part of the building to match the light fixtures in the newly constructed portion of the building.  The new LED lights are … Read More

Flower Power

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Flowers are used throughout the world in many ways. The power of flowers to lift up the soul of a person is magical. Giving flowers to loved ones, family, and friends provides a wonderful feeling and serves as a source of joy. Gerald and Lorna Douglas of Fordland, MO grow the most amazing dahlia flowers at their home. Fordland Clinic … Read More

It’s Not Too Late to Join Us Oct. 21st for the Cherry Blossom 5k Run/Walk

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The Cherry Blossom 5k Run/Walk that was to be held in Marshfield, MO on April 29th had to be postponed due to severe weather. The 5k has been rescheduled for October 21st, and will be held in Fordland, MO, as part of the Wild West Days celebration. The starting line will be at the Fordland Clinic, 1059 Barton Drive, Fordland, … Read More

National Women’s Health Week

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Say Yes! to your health this National Women’s Health Week by taking steps toward a healthier you. Led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH), National Women’s Health Week reminds women to take simple, manageable steps to improve their overall well-being. HHS OWH encourages women to: * Visit a doctor or nurse … Read More

Amazon Smile

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You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice (Fordland Clinic. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support your charitable organization (Fordland Clinic) by starting your shopping here (tip: bookmark the link for easy shopping!). Help support the Fordland Clinic by … Read More