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Caregivers Often Fight Hidden Stresses

People who take care of others are often fighting hidden battles in Clay, Platte and Ray counties. Becky Franklin, Tri-County Mental Health Services Older Adult Educator, recently noted that caregivers frequently face a lot of unrecognized pressure even as they struggle to provide for parents or other loved ones in …

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NKC Hospital Announces March and April Events

EXERCISE AND AGING: MEDICINE FOR EVERYONE LUNCH AND LEARN Friday, March 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. North Kansas City YMCA; 1999 Iron Street in North Kansas City, MO, 64116 Regular exercise is healthy for our hearts, but it can also help us grow older gracefully. Join Samantha Fawcett, MD …

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Clay County Public Health Center Expanding Insurance Billing For Immunization Services

LIBERTY, Mo. –The Clay County Public Health Center has expanded insurance billing coverage for immunization services, expanding access and lessening the burden for those needing vaccines. “The administration and staff at the Clay County Public Health Center is pleased to announce that we are now accepting private insurance for the …

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Clay County Public Health Center Expanding Insurance Billing

LIBERTY, Mo. – Feb. 3, 2016 – The Clay County Public Health Center has expanded insurance billing coverage for immunization services, expanding access and lessening the burden for those needing vaccines. “The administration and staff at the Clay County Public Health Center is pleased to announce that we are now …

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North Kansas City Hospital Hosts ‘Test Your Ticker’ Heart Health Fairs for the Month of February

February is Heart Health month. In celebration, North Kansas City Hospital is hosting a series of Heart Health Fairs across the Northland. At each of our events, you’ll receive: Full lipid profile Height, weight and Body Mass Index (BMI) check Blood pressure and blood sugar level assessments Plus, we’ll have …

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She Keeps a Roof Over Their Heads

Nicole Thomas may have one of the most challenging jobs in the Northland. As the housing specialist for Tri-County Mental Health Services, Thomas ensures that nearly 100 Northland residents with a mental illness have a home, no small feat considering that some estimates show up to one-third of those living …

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Clay County Public Health Center Receives National Accreditation

LIBERTY, Mo. – The Clay County Public Health Center has become one of the first 100 accredited health departments in the nation and the third accredited health department in Missouri by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). Achieving accreditation demonstrates the Health Center’s capacity to protect and promote the health …

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North Kansas City Hospital and North Kansas City YMCA Announce New Partnership to Promote Healthy Living

North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) is partnering with the North Kansas City YMCA to serve as the facility’s onsite medical wellness partner. Expected to open this spring, “The NKCH Wellness Corner” is an open-concept gathering space designed to bring additional programs to YMCA members and Northland residents. Remodeling is currently …

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New Tri-County Mental Health Workers Help Serve Community

Tri-County Mental Health

Tri-County Mental Health Services has added four new staff members to help serve Clay, Platte and Ray counties. Kayla Angleton, RN, BSN, is an advanced practice registered nurse who now provides diagnostic evaluations and conducts medication clinics. A resident of Olathe, she has served previously in the Deer Creek Surgery …

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Clay County Public Health Center Invites Community for Celebration

The Clay County Public Health Center is inviting the community and partners for an open house event to celebrate becoming an accredited local public health department. The Health Center is one of the first 100 health departments in the nation and the third in Missouri to receive national accreditation. This …

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