Tietjens joins MBSH and BJC Medical Group

    Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital and BJC Medical Group is pleased to announce that Jeremy Tietjens, MD has joined its group of specialty physicians.  He is providing Cardiology services at the clinic located at 965 Mattox Drive, Building B in Sullivan.

MBSH Wound Care participates in the ‘Save a Leg, Save a Life’ Foundation Awareness campaign

    The Wound Care Center and employees at Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital participated in the national movement sponsored by SALSAL Foundation by wearing a white sock on Wednesday, September 16 to promote awareness of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), diabetes and amputation prevention.

Steelville nurse working to save lives in Navajo Nation

    COVID-19 is impacting the nursing industry in new ways every day and one local nurse is on the front lines, seeing those changes first hand. Anita Donal, a long-time resident of Steelville, is employed as a traveling nurse on the Mother-Baby Unit at the Tsehootsooi Medical Center in Fort Defiance, Arizona.

Schools adapt to meet COVID concerns

    School has been in session in Steelville for two weeks and, although there have been some challenges in the inclusion of virtual learning, and some related to COVID-19, overall, administrators have reported things are going well.

HS construction moving forward

    Eric Sherrill, of Branco Enterprises, Inc., gave an update on construction efforts at the John F. Hodge High School to the St. James Board of Education on September 17. He outlined where work stands and gave a timeline of when the new classrooms in the construction zone could be reopened for use.