Rural Health News

November 22, 2017

All Rural Health, Inc. offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday, November 23, 2017 through Saturday November 25, 2017. Normal business hours will resume on Monday the 27th. Have a wonderful holiday weekend!

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November 10, 2017

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Whether you’re living with diabetes, caring for someone who is, or you’re fighting to stop it, there’s a hero in you. One in 11 Americans has diabetes. So put on your cape and take a stand at diabetes.org/thisisdiabetes. No automatic alt text available.

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November 10, 2017

It’s Open Enrollment Season …. Are you covered? You can sign up to win a blaze orange sock cap. Great for hunting or just keeping the cold out! “Like” us on Facebook for your chance to win! Drawing 1st day of each deer season – 11/17/2017 and 11/30/2017. Winners will be drawn randomly and notified on Facebook.   

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November 6, 2017

Rural Health, Inc.’s Metropolis’ office hosted a visit from State Representative, Natalie Phelps Finnie (center of photo) on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Ms. Phelps Finnie, along with her Community Outreach Coordinator Marissa Jackson-Donnell, spent time touring the Rural Health Metropolis clinic and discussing health care issues with Cindy Flamm, CEO of Rural Health. Other Rural Health staff members present was Robert Odum, CFO, Kassie Jones, PA-C, Lorraine Hayward, Director of Revenue Cycle and Supervisor of Patient Service Representatives, Cindy Flamm, CEO, and Patty Phillippe, Executive Secretary.      

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November 1, 2017

Open Enrollment started November 1, 2017 and ends December 15, 2017. Rural Health, Inc. has trained staff who can provide information about your insurance choices and help you enroll in the plan you choose. If you have questions about Medicaid, the Marketplace, or enrolling before the deadline, please contact Alice in our Anna office at (618) 833-4471 ext 1039 or Chrissy in our Goreville office at (618) 995-1002 to schedule an appointment today. Rural Health, Inc. has educational materials and will assist you free of charge. #GetCovered

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October 5, 2017

Flu shots are now available at Rural Health! Flu shots are an easy way to help ensure your families health and wellbeing during the winter months! The CDC (2016) highly recommends everyone 6 months of age and older receive a yearly flu vaccine! Receiving a flu vaccine helps decrease doctor visits, missed school and work days and most importantly prevent flu related hospital visits and death related to flu associated complications. Rural Health offers pediatric flu vaccines for children 6 to 36 months of age, pediatric/flu vaccines for individuals 36 and older and high dose flu vaccines for individuals 65 years of age and older. Don’t let the flu get you down! Call your local Rural Health, Inc office in Union, Johnson, or Massac County and schedule your appointment today!

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October 4, 2017

The Rural Health Clinic in Metropolis is participating in the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow decorating contest. The public is invited to vote for their favorite scarecrow with donating money at Metropolis Chamber of Commerce. The winner will receive all donations collected to donate to their Massac County charity of choice. If you haven’t seen the scarecrow displays down Market Street yet, be sure to check them out and vote! They look great!

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October 4, 2017

October 1 – 7 is Mental Illness Awareness Week. We advocate for mental health because it is just as important as your physical health. Together, we can fight the stigma of mental illness and work toward supporting those with these diseases. Let’s bring awareness to Mental Health. Visit www.nami.org/miaw for resources

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October 2, 2017

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is a chance to raise awareness

about the importance of early detection of breast cancer.

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April 6, 2017

We are excited to announce our new registration and check-in process!

Our kiosk allows us to streamline the often-cumbersome process of paperwork and lets us focus on you, our patient. Our new electronic check-in will help:

  • Provide a better patient experience for you
  • Reduce paperwork for everyone – patients & staff
  • Provide in real-time, your insurance and benefit information
  • Shorten the time you spend in our waiting room
  • Allow us to give you more personalized attention

When you arrive for you appointment, you will simply walk up to the kiosk which is located to the right of the reception window. Look for the √- in signage. Please have your driver’s license and insurance card ready before you touch the kiosk screen. The kiosk will ask you a series of questions AND ask you to scan your driver’s license and insurance card. (You may put the cards back in your wallet after you are done checking in) The process the first time may take you a little longer, but the next time you visit, you will be asked only to veri

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