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Phelps Health Receives Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Achievement Award

August 10, 2020

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. Every ...

Sonja Williams, DO, Named Preceptor of the Year for 2019-2020

July 8, 2020

Sonja Williams, DO, an obstetrics/gynecology (OB/GYN) physician with the Phelps Health Medical Group, received the Preceptor of the Year Award for 2019-2020. Dr. Williams was presented this award June 24 by Chadwell Vail, DO, an ...

SOC Telemed Supports Phelps Health with Round-The-Clock teleNeurology Services

June 9, 2020

New Telehealth Program Provides Emergency and Inpatient Care When It’s Needed Most Reston, VA – (June 9, 2020) – SOC Telemed (SOC) announced today the successful launch of emergency and inpatient teleNeurology services at Phelps ...

Phelps Health to Begin Community SARS-CoV-2 Serology Antibody Testing

May 22, 2020

Phelps Health will begin offering serology antibody testing for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, to the community on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Antibody tests will provide important information as healthcare providers and public health ...

Latest News on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

May 11, 2020

*UPDATE as of 11:06 AM 7/23/20: Please see notice from Phelps-Maries County Health Department regarding potential COVID-19 exposure. Public Health Notice - July 22, 2020 The Franklin County Health Department has notified the Phelps/Maries County ...

When Are Antibiotics Needed?

April 3, 2020

As you may have guessed, bacteria cause bacterial infections, and viruses cause viral infections. However, one important difference between infections caused by bacteria and viruses is that antibiotics can kill bacteria, but they cannot kill ...

Free Healthy Recipe Cards Available at Area Grocery Stores

March 5, 2020

Stop by Price Chopper or Kroger in Rolla to pick up a free healthy recipe card. Recipes are recommended by Phelps Health’s clinical dietitians, and new recipes will be available each month. If you make ...

Phelps Health Echo-Vascular Laboratory Earns Echocardiography Reaccreditation by IAC

February 27, 2020

Echocardiography is used to assess different areas of the heart and can detect heart disease or signs of serious conditions. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, followed closely by ...

An Ounce of Prevention

February 17, 2020

You may have heard the saying: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This advice is important to remember when it comes to heart disease. Recently, I received a call from the ...

Thyroid Nodules: What You Need to Know

January 21, 2020

The discovery of a new lump anywhere in the body, including the thyroid gland, can cause concern and warrant an appointment with a Phelps Health ENT (ear, nose and throat) provider. The thyroid gland is ...