Phelps County News

Quilt donated to Phelps Health recognizing National Quilt Day

    The Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild (PPQG) revealed this year’s baby quilt being donated to Phelps Health Hospital for the first baby born at Phelps Health on National Quilt Day. National Quilt Day is observed by the Guild the third Saturday in March. Barb Dudenhoeffer quilted the quilt, which was created by Kay Beasley. This is a yearly event recognized in the community.

Phelps Health honored by Department of Defense

    Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the Department of Defense, announced that Karen Clover, BSN, CNML, Supervisor at Phelps Health, was honored with an ESGR Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of their employees, and family members of those, that serve in the National Guard and Reserve.

DHSS investigating Legionnaires’ disease cases possibly linked to Phelps County hospital

    The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is investigating four cases of Legionnaires’ disease among previously hospitalized patients at Phelps Health in Rolla. The first case occurred in May 2021. The source of the bacteria that caused these individuals to acquire infection is under investigation.

Program planned, Land joins membership

    Noah Coleman Chapter NSDAR New Year schedule begins January  22 with a program titled “Rebel in the Woods,” presented by Danny R. Creason, member of the Ozark Patriots SAR.