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CoxHealth Center Crane Welcomes New Provider

June 26th, 2019 in News, Other

Access to medical care for people living in rural communities just got a little easier thanks to a new provider joining the health care team at CoxHealth Center Crane. Leslie Bunyar, family nurse practitioner, started seeing patients on Monday, June 24. Read More

 

Kids Sewing Day Set For July 12

June 19th, 2019 in News, Other

Each year, CoxHealth volunteers create thousands of blankets and pillows that are given to patients in the hospital. On Friday, July 12, local kids are especially invited to help create even more items at the 2019 Kids Sewing Day, an annual event filled with fun, food, team building – and, of course, lots of sewing. Read More

 

Drug take-back boxes installed at CoxHealth pharmacies

June 12th, 2019 in News, Other

Members of the public are invited to dispose of unused prescription medications – for free and anonymously – through take-back boxes installed at CoxHealth Pharmacy locations. Read More

 

CoxHealth Auxiliary to Host Car, Truck and Bike Show

June 5th, 2019 in News, Other

Classic cars, bikes and trucks are called to participate in 2019 STOP, the CoxHealth Auxiliary’s car and bike classic. Scheduled for Saturday, June 22, the event is held to raise money for patients who require financial assistance for obstructive sleep apnea treatment. Read More

 

Kids Health and Safety Fair Set for June 1

May 23rd, 2019 in News, Other

Safety education can be beneficial to families – and it can also be fun. Those things come together on June 1 at CoxHealth’s annual Kids Health and Safety Fair. The free event offers a one-stop opportunity to learn about need-to-know safety topics in ways that are both engaging and educational. Read More

 

Free Health Screenings at Senior Fest

May 16th, 2019 in News, Other

Aging comes with a variety of challenges, but CoxHealth will soon offer education and resources to help ease those changes at Senior Fest 2019. Read More

 

Cancer Survivors Day at Hammons Field

May 8th, 2019 in News, Other

Cancer survivors throughout the Ozarks are invited to a Springfield Cardinals game on May 31, when CoxHealth’s Hulston Cancer Center will honor these individuals for their strength and determination at Cancer Survivors Day.  Read More

 

Learn About Bone Health at Free Lunch

April 29th, 2019 in News

On May 10, community members are invited to a free lunch – one that is full of calcium and vitamin D-rich foods – to learn tips and tricks to keep their bones healthy. Read More

 

CoxHealth Fitness Centers - Galloway Training

April 22nd, 2019 in News

Running a full or half marathon is a challenge – but Jeff Galloway, a former Olympian and fitness expert, can help. Read More

 

CoxHealth Seventh Annual Diaper Drive

April 17th, 2019 in News, Other

It’s a sad fact: Many parents throughout the Ozarks struggle to have enough diapers for their babies. To help fill that need, CoxHealth is currently underway on its seventh annual diaper drive, and invites the community to help make a difference by donating diapers. Read More

 

28th Annual Cox Health Medical Mile 5k Run/Walk

April 10th, 2019 in News, Other

Join Cox Health June 1st for the 28th Annual CoxHealth Medical Mile and 5k run/walk held at CoxHealth Fitness Centers- the Meyer Center! Proceeds benefit local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Read More

 

Free Skin Cancer Screenings

April 2nd, 2019 in News, Other

It’s estimated that over three million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year. That fact makes regular screenings very important, as identifying potential skin cancers and precancers can keep the disease from spreading beyond control. Read More

 

Cox Health Baby Affair

March 27th, 2019 in News, Other

CoxHealth presents Ladies First: After 30 years, the annual Baby Affair is expanding to include women of any age. Read More

 

Registration Open For Medical Explorers

March 20th, 2019 in News, Other

Medical Explorers, a longtime tradition at CoxHealth, offers young adults the chance to see if a career in the health care industry is right for them – and registration for the next chance to participate is going on now. Applications will be accepted for the upcoming session until March 31. Read More

 

Advance Care Planning Workshop

March 13th, 2019 in News, Other

If a sudden illness or injury left you unable to speak for yourself, who would you want to speak for you? Join CoxHealth Center for Health Improvement Staff for a conversation about advance care planning that will help you to reflect on your values, choose a health care agent, take the first steps toward completing your advance directive and make your wishes known. Read More

 

Community Class On Chronic Pain Management

March 8th, 2019 in News

Many people throughout the world – and right here in southwest Missouri – deal with chronic pain, a condition that can disrupt one’s quality of life. Read More

 

2019 Wellness for Warriors Expo

February 28th, 2019 in News, Other

On March 7th from 9 a.m. to noon at the Meyer Fitness Center in Conference Rooms A-C, there will be the first annual Wellness for Warriors Expo. This event will include local organizations that have partnered with the fitness center who impact the community. Read More

 

Skaggs Foundation Accepting Scholarships

February 26th, 2019 in News, Other

Skaggs Foundation is pleased to provide support to students pursuing education, certification and degrees in the health care field. This scholarship program ensures excellent healthcare will be available for years to come. Read More

 

CoxHealth Clinics Extend Hours

February 15th, 2019 in News, Other

To better serve patients, CoxHealth is pleased to announce that the hours of several of its clinics have been extended.   Read More

 

First Annual Heart Burn Brigade

February 11th, 2019 in News, Other

As part of the Heroes for Healthy Hearts campaign, on Thursday, February 14, join Cox Health in Foster Auditorium from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. for a benefit chili cook off, bake sale and silent auction, with proceeds going to CoxHealth Foundation’s heart and vascular fund supporting cardiac patients. Read More

 
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