1. Don’t crack nuts with your teeth – Although protein found in nuts helps keep muscles and bones strong, you shouldn’t test the strength of your teeth by shelling nuts with them. The hard surface of most nutshells can cause serious tooth and gum damage and may even crack teeth. Pass on chewy treats – Holiday candy platters are often … Read More
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town! Fordland Clinic is excited to have Santa Claus here once again on Saturday, Dec. 7th from 10am-1pm. There will be Christmas ornaments for the kids to make, along with cocoa and cookies. Remember to bring your camera so you can have your picture taken with Santa.
The Great American Smokeout November 21st is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, an annual event recognized on the 3rd Thursday of November. This social engineering event focuses on encouraging Americans to quit tobacco smoking. People are challenged to stop smoking for at least 24 hours assuming that their decision not to smoke will last longer, hopefully forever. Some people need substitutions … Read More
As Veterans Day approaches, we would like to express our appreciation for our patients and their families that have served our country. Thank you for trusting us with your medical, dental, and mental health care needs. Veterans Day is observed every year on November 11th. Veterans Day evolved from Armistice Day, which was proclaimed in 1919 by President Woodrow Wilson. … Read More
Kids love the magic of Halloween. For the second year in a row, Fordland Clinic hosted a Halloween event for kids in the community to have a fun, safe, and warm place to trick-or-treat. While the weather was cold outside, over 150 kids were able to trick-or-treat past sixteen exam rooms set up throughout the clinic. Clinic staff were dressed … Read More
Terri Griffith is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and is leading our Integrated Behavioral Health program at Fordland. As part of team-based care, Terri serves as a Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) and works with our providers to consider the physical, behavioral, and emotional aspects of each patient’s health concerns. Together with the patient, Terri can help determine a course of … Read More
Once again, Fordland Clinic is excited and proud to announce that we are the recipient of the Missouri Primary Care Association’s “Gold Level” for Clinical Quality Excellence! The award was presented to Joan Twiton, Dr. Randal Hamric, and Sonya Cass, RN, by the Missouri Primary Care Association at the Annual Conference in Branson, MO on October 11th, 2019. Community Health … Read More
Medical assistants offer clinical and administrative support for physicians, nurse practitioners and other medical professionals. Medical assistants are essential members of the Patient-Centered Medical Home team. Simply put, they’re a crucial part of a patient’s visit to his/her health care provider. Join us in celebrating National Medical Assistants Day on October 23rd!
October 18th is National Mammography Day This day serves as a reminder to all women that the best defense against breast cancer is early detection. A mammogram can often detect a problem before there is any outward physical sign. In 1993, President Clinton proclaimed that the 3rd Friday in October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, would be a day for … Read More
Fordland Clinic will be hosting a Halloween Trick or Treat event again this year! The children will be able to trick or treat among various displays set up throughout the clinic. In addition, the children will get to enjoy a bounce house sponsored by United Healthcare, along with the opportunity to explore a Webster County fire truck, a Fordland police … Read More