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  1. Suicide Prevention Month 2020

    September is Suicide Prevention month. On average, one person dies by suicide every 10.9 minutes according to the American Association of Suicidology’s 2018 data. Suicide is sometimes a difficult topic to discuss, but you can do your part to reduce the number of suicides by knowing the signs and what to do in situations.

  2. COVID-19 Update (August 17, 2020)

    An update from our COVID-19 testing team:

    As most people in our community are aware, the team here at NHS has been testing for COVID every single day since March when the virus hit our nation at a fast rate. We have a travel test team who have been on the ground working super hard to ensure our communities can stay safe and keep from spreading the virus to one another. Here are a few things the team is currently working on:

  3. The History of Health Centers In America

    You might have clicked on this blog because you have no idea what a “Health Center” is, or you do know what a Health Center is and you’re curious about how they started? Either way, this article should be of some help!

  4. 3 Tips to Treat Mental Health during COVID-19

    The Coronavirus has been affecting our world for almost 5 months now! For some of us, it has been a nice break from our busy lives, and for others it can start to feel like a toll on our mental health.

  5. Practice Coronavirus Safety Measures

    Remain vigilant: Continue to practice safety measures to reduce COVID-19 exposure

    The coronavirus outbreak has swept the globe since it was first reported in Wuhan, China, in late 2019. Since then, healthcare officials have been working to respond to the virus.

    Northwest Missouri has had a surprisingly low number of confirmed cases.  (more…)

  6. Northwest Health Services COVID-19 Statement

    To our patients and the communities we serve,

    We are working diligently to ensure that we’re doing everything possible to keep our patients and our employees safe during this time of uncertainty. We have partnered with local, state and national agencies for guidance while navigating these evolving circumstances.

    We wanted to send a personal note to you to let you know how we are responding to the situation.


  7. COVID-19 Update (March 19, 2020)

    Currently, there are no positive cases of COVID-19 through Northwest Health Services clinics. There was some misinformation going around online, and we are clarifying that there are no positive cases through Northwest Health Services clinics. We have minimal testing available if you have symptoms CALL BEFORE visiting any Northwest Health Services clinics. 

    The most up-to-date information is on the CDCs COVID-19 Resource website. For updates from Northwest Health Services, continue to monitor our website (, or you can find up-to-date information on our social media pages.

  8. Practicing social distancing during COVID-19 pandemic

    Coronavirus outbreak and coronaviruses influenza background as dangerous flu strain cases as a pandemic medical health risk.

    As more cases of COVID-19 are diagnosed across the country, many are trying to slow the spread of the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have outlined precautionary measures. (more…)

  9. What is the coronavirus?


    An outbreak of a new strain of the virus, originating in China is spreading and making its way into other countries including the United States. Hundreds of cases have resulted in 26 deaths. Here’s what we know so far.

    Type of Disease:

    The outbreak known as coronavirus is not a new disease. Common coronaviruses cause mild to moderate upper respiratory symptoms, including the common cold, although more severe types can cause pneumonia and death.