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First urgent care center opens in Mississippi County

MANILA, Ark. (KAIT) - A ribbon cutting was held Monday, Aug. 8 in Mississippi County for a first-of-its-kind medical center. The Wagner Medical Clinic has long served the area of Manila, but now, they’re partnering with St. Bernards to open the first and only Urgent Care center in Mississippi County.
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Council Hears Hospital Update

You may have noticed activity around the old hospital facility. Kennett City Councilman Bill Palmer reported at last night’s Council meeting that there’s work going on there. Some of the improvements the new owners expect to make is a new entrance feature added to the hospital’s front, making...
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Nursing shortage forces hospital to transfer patients

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - The nursing shortage led one Mississippi County hospital to move its patients to another hospital. In the last few months, the South Mississippi County Regional Medical Center in Osceola has lost 8 nurses. Recently, the hospital had to transfer several patients on one floor to Great...
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Groundbreaking held for new Monette Manor facility

MONETTE, Ark. (KAIT) - After seven months, a Northeast Arkansas community is looking to re-open a nursing home. On Dec. 10, 2021, a tornado swept through the town of Monette, destroying the Monette Manor nursing home in the process. On Thursday, July 14, the community celebrated the groundbreaking of a...