Phelps County News

Health Department issues vaccination survey

    The Phelps-Maries County Health Department is asking the community to take a survey to gather public opinion of COVID-19 vaccinations. Information will then be used to help the department in addressing questions or concerns from the public while vaccinations are rolled out later this year.

Strength training program for older adults scheduled

Strength training is no longer just for bodybuilders. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active.

First baby born at Phelps Health in 2021 is a girl

Ada Jane Louise Born was the first baby born at Phelps Health in Rolla in 2021, arriving at 6:13 PM Friday, January 1, 2021. She weighed 7 pounds, 10.9 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Phelps Health begins COVID-19 vaccinations for frontline workers

    Phelps Health has received the first round of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and has begun rolling it out to frontline workers. The first doses have already started to be administered, with a plan to provide vaccines for all employees who work with patients over the next week.