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Family Wins $34 Million In Damages Against CoxHealth

(KTTS News) — A family has been awarded more than $34 million dollars in damages after a child delivered at Cox South Hospital ended up with brain damage. Katie Kendrick says the hospital gave her too much of the drug Pitocin. KY3 says Kendrick’s son, Brody, will need life-long...
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Schools in the Ozarks turn to program to keep students safe

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Schools in the Ozarks are searching for more opportunities to train school protection officers. This week, a teenager in Uvalde, Texas, killed 19 students and two teachers inside an elementary school. Schools in Dallas, Christian, and Pulaski Counties have reached out to Peacekeepers. The program focuses...
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These are the biggest health needs in the Missouri Ozarks, experts say

The top three healthcare needs that will be addressed in Greene, Christian and Webster Counties over the next three years are:. Those priorities are the result of the 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) released by the Springfield-Greene County Health Department on Thursday. The IRS and Affordable Care Act require hospitals to complete the assessments.
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What are the top health concerns in the Springfield area?

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Health leaders in Greene, Christian and Webster counties revealed the top three health issues facing the community during a news conference Thursday. Springfield-Greene County Health, CoxHealth, and Mercy Springfield said in the 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment that mental health, substance use, and diabetes were the top three health issues facing people […]
SPRINGFIELD, MO
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department unveils 3 priority issues

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Springfield health leaders unveiled its three health priorities for the community on Thursday. Springfield-Greene County Health, CoxHealth, and Mercy Springfield released the 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment for Greene, Christian, and Webster Counties. They created the assessment using health care, public health, and community input data to assess the health issues in the southwest Missouri region.
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Nixa State Rep Named In Lawsuit

A Christian County lawmaker who is facing federal charges has now been named in another lawsuit. State Representative Patricia Derges of Nixa is is named in a civil lawsuit along with her husband, Daniel. The lawsuit was filed by a former patient who accuses Derges of misleading him into believing...
NIXA, MO
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Christian County lawmaker facing federal charges named in separate lawsuit

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A former patient filed a lawsuit in Greene County against a Christian County doctor serving as a state representative in Jefferson City. Federal prosecutors indicted State Rep. Patricia Derges, a first-term Republican from Nixa, in 2021 for filing nearly $900,000 in claims for COVID-19 treatments investigators say were never performed or had already been performed.
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Weekend Outlook May 20-22, 2022

Kids six and younger are invited to “Racing to Read Storytime” Friday morning (5/20) at 10 and 11 at the Library Station. The Clever Community Branch Library will host a family storytime Friday morning (5/20) at 10 and 11. The Christian County Library will hold a virtual storytime...
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