Phelps County News

Phelps Health receives Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Quality Achievement award

                  Phelps Health has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.

Injuries reported in suspected DWI crash

Areas of St. James were without power Saturday morning after a Cuba man was seriously injured in a suspected DWI crash on State Route DD. According to online reports from Troop I of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred one mile east of St. James on State Route DD.

Phelps County sees big spike in new COVID-19 cases

    After reporting a major increase in new COVID-19 cases today, the Phelps-Maries County Health Department is requesting that anyone that is being tested for COVID-19 to please make sure you provide current contact information (phone number and address) to ensure that we are able to contact you as soon as possible if your test result is positive.

Missouri S&T adjunct professor named Senior Member by National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Steven Jung, an adjunct professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology who developed a specialty glass used to speed healing of open wounds, has been named a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors, the NAI announced today (Tuesday, Aug. 11).