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Friday, August 14, 2020

White River Health System donates supplies to local Humane Society

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Pictured from left to right: Sheila Mace, WRHS Marketing & Foundation; Amy Finster, WRHS Marketing & Foundation; Michele Wood, Executive Director of WRHS Marketing & Foundation; and Megan Trail, Shelter Director at HSIC. White River Health System (WRHS) recently donated supplies to the Humane Society of...

Dixon welcomed as provider

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Beginning August 3, Blake Dixon, MD, CAQ-SM, will be seeing patients at the Midway Medical Clinic located inside the WRMC Medical Complex Cherokee Village.  Dr. Dixon will work alongside Tim Young, MD, and Lisa Sherrill, APRN. Dr. Dixon will provide primary care, including wellness exams,...

Judge Griffin comments on current COVID-19 stats in Independence County

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In the last two weeks, north central Arkansas counties have shown an increase in active COVID-19 cases. Independence County is currently standing at 51 active cases out of 125 confirmed positive cases since the start of the pandemic. That is the most of any county...

Batesville business provides comfortable shoes for nurses, doctors on front lines of COVID-19 battle

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Comfortable shoes are a luxury when you’re a doctor or nurse on the COVID-19 front line. Some of those on the local front line “walked” into a surprise gift recently when a downtown Batesville business, Natural State Running, donated 40 pairs of shoes, valued at...

Speech-Language Pathologist Becky Mitchum joins WRHS PROS Therapy

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White River Health System (WRHS) has announced that Becky Mitchum, a speech-language pathologist (SLP), has joined the WRMC PROS Therapy team. Mitchum earned a master’s degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders from the University of Central Arkansas. Prior to joining WRMC PROS, Mitchum was the SLP...

Kerr joins Batesville Family Care

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Beginning August 3, Robin Kerr, APRN, will be seeing patients at Batesville Family Care, located at 1215 Sidney Street, Suite 300 in Batesville. Robin is a Family Medicine provider. Robin joins providers Julia Allen, MD; Dylan Estes, MD; David Fielder, MD; William Waldrip, MD;...

Changes to Sharp County Senior Center operations

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White River Health System (WRHS) announced changes to Sharp County Senior Life Center operations effective August 1.  Senior Life Centers in northern Sharp County will be consolidated to the Cherokee Village Center. “The consolidation of operations provides savings needed to maintain our level of service...

Batesville Police, Independence County Sheriff’s Department comment on mask mandate

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The Batesville Police Department and the Independence County Sheriff's Department have released statements regarding Gov. Asa Hutchinson's statewide mask mandate. From Batesville Police Chief Alan Cockrill: The Batesville Police Department has a responsibility for the safety of the citizens of Batesville and the citizens who work...

Hutchinson: Deferring to local police on mask order

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor says he's deferring to local police and county sheriff's departments on how they'll enforce a new order requiring people to wear masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Some sheriffs in the state said Friday they...

Dr. Kamoga named director of Internal Medicine Residency program

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White River Health System (WRHS) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Gilbert-Roy Kamoga, Internal Medicine, as the new Internal Medicine (IM) Residency Program Director. As an Internal Medicine Residency Program Director, Dr. Kamoga will be responsible for ensuring the quality and effectiveness of...

Beginning Monday, Walmart, Sam’s Club to require masks for all customers at U.S. stores.

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Beginning Monday, Walmart, the Bentonville-based retail giant, will join other retailers such as Best Buy and Costco in requiring customers to wear a mask or face covering due to the coronavirus pandemic. In a Wednesday release, Walmart said about 65 percent of its more than...