American Red Cross blood drive April 9 at FCH

Faith Community Health is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today. The blood drive will be held from noon until 4 p.m., Monday, April 9, at the Faith Community Health clinic, 610 S. 6th Street in Branson. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred. For your appointment, call or email … Read More

Heather Lyons-Burney: Eradicating opioid abuse

Faith Community Health’s Pharmacist Heather Lyons-Burney was interviewed March 2 by OzarksFirst-KOLR for her “Mission to end opioid abuse.” She has been named a Jefferson Award recipient by the television station. The award winners will be honored March 13. See Heather’s work with ending drug abuse at http://www.ozarksfirst.com/…/jefferson-award-hea…/1004461987.

Local Star Wars movie fans raise money for Faith Community Health

Photo, from left: Faith Community Health board member Perilyn Olson-Johns and her son, Luke, attended as their Star Wars doppelgängers Dec. 14 at the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. “You could tell it was a Star Wars movie,” Kenn Tilus said, “with so many fans wearing Star Wars T-shirts, a Princess Leia outfit and other costumes.” Tilus, executive … Read More

FCH uses alternatives to prescribed narcotics

In an age where Americans use and misuse pain prescriptions, Faith Community Health in Branson remains committed to the no narcotic prescriptions policy of its dispensary. According to the clinic’s physician assistant Stephen Berkstresser, provider for Faith Community Health, pain medications such as opioids are over-prescribed. “It is sometimes easier to write a prescription than to otherwise make a patient … Read More

Faith Community Health Day, Aug. 16

City of Branson Mayor Karen Best read a statement proclaiming Aug.16 Faith Community Health Day during the clinic’s breakfast fundraiser at The Great American Steak and Chicken House in Branson. State Sen. David Sater, in absentia, issued a Missouri Senate resolution recognizing Faith Community Health for the affordable healthcare it has been providing for uninsured workers in Stone and Taney … Read More