Council Approves Appointments To Boards & Commissions

The Chillicothe City Council approved recommendations for approval of appointments for city board and commissions as part of their meeting Monday. For the St. Luke’s Hospital Board of Directors, Hedrick Medical Center CEO Steve Schieber recommended the appointments of Scott Cady, Jennifer Lovell and Carol Sloan. For the Historic Preservation Commission, the Mayor, Thersa Kelly, recommended the re-appointment of Patrice […]

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COVID-19 Testing Numbers For The Local Area

Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center COVID-19 testing numbers for the past week was 186 new tests, for a total of 1615 as of June 22nd. The local totals to date include: Wright Memorial has tested 430 (300 from Grundy County, 75 from Mercer County, 55 from other counties) Hedrick has tested 1185 (675 Livingston County residents, 188 from […]

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COVID-19 Testing For The Local Counties

Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center COVID-19 testing numbers for the past week was 180 new tests, for a total of 1429 as of June 15th. The local totals to date include: Hedrick has tested 1052 (600 Livingston County residents, 173 from Grundy County, 37 from Mercer County, 242 from other counties) Wright Memorial has tested 377 (260 from […]

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COVID-19 Policy Changes at HMC

When the COVID-19 Pandemic struck Missouri and statewide policies went into effect, they included changes for healthcare providers. Hedrick Medical Center CEO Steve Schieber says some of the changes may continue. Schieber says at the hospital some of the restrictions are being relaxed, but they are still very cautious. He says they are also continuing screenings at the door for […]

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Covid-19 Testing For Hedrick And Wright Memorial Tops 1000

The COVID-19 testing totals for Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital are now over 1000. Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital COVID-19 testing numbers, along with the current criteria to be tested. Data as of the morning of 6/1/2020.  One-hundred-thirty-seven tests were authorized by the hospitals in the past week for a total of 1071 tests completed to […]

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Local Testing For COVID-19 Continues

One-hundred-forty-six tests for COVID-19 were reported by Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe in the past week.  That brings the total tests for the two facilities to 758. The latest totals for each facility include: Wright Memorial Hospital – 239 tests performed, including 171 from Grundy County, 38 from Mercer County, 30 from other counties. […]

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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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Drive Through COVID-19 Testing Opened To Any With Referral

Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital tested an additional 77 individuals last week, bringing the total tested through the hospital drive through testing to 514.  That numbers include: Wright Memorial tested 137 from Grundy County, 34 from Mercer County, and 22 from other counties Hedrick tested 222 Livingston County residents and 99 from other counties The drive through testing […]

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