St. Luke’s Expands COVID-19 Testing

Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital have announced expanded testing for COVID-19. Beginning May 7th, all patients admitted to a Saint Luke’s Health System hospital, including Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital, are being tested for COVID-19. The universal inpatient COVID-19 testing approach includes patients admitted for observation as well as those fully admitted as inpatients. Additionally, all […]

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COVID-19 Testing and Numbers

Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital have tested a total of 437 people for COVID-19.  That is up 97 from last week.  Those numbers include: Wright Memorial tested 119 from Grundy County, 31 from Mercer County, and 20 from other counties Hedrick tested 191 Livingston County residents and 76 from other counties Patients must have a referral from a […]

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Off-Site COVID-19 Testing Offered By Hedrick and Wright Memorial

A separate testing location for the COVID-19/Coronavirus has been set-up in Chillicothe.  Beginning today (Wednesday), Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital have jointly set-up a temporary COVID-19 drive-thru testing site.  This is located at the former Washington Street Food and Drink location in Chillicothe, at 1100 Washington St. The off-site drive-thru testing is only available to patients who have […]

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No Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Livingston County

There are NO confirmed cases of COVID-19 / Coronavirus in Livingston County.  Livingston County Health Center Director Sherry Weldon says despite rumors to the contrary, her department has NOT received information about a positive case. Weldon stated a rumor in town cited an article in a newspaper.  The Health Center has checked with the Missouri Department of Health and as […]

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Chillicothe Will Have A Medical Marijuana Testing Facility

A medical marijuana testing facility has been awarded for Chillicothe.  The State of Missouri announced 10 licenses for Medical Marijuana Testing Facilities, one of those will be in Chillicothe. Green Orchard Labs LLC received approval after the Department of Health and Senior Services completed the blind scoring of the applications.  The address for the testing facility given on the application […]

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Free Diabetes Testing in Chillicothe

The Livingston County Health Center is offering free and reduced fee screenings for those living with diabetes, during November – Diabetes Awareness Month. The Health Center offers free blood glucose testing Tuesday’s from 8:00 to 10:00 am, and reduced fee Hemoglobin A1C tests for the first 50 who request it on Wednesday, November 28th. during the adult blood draw clinic […]

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