KXEO news has obtained information that a letter of intent to purchase SSM Audrain has been signed by Noble Health Audrain Incorporated. Leadership at SSM-Audrain is reportedly meeting with employees and staff today to inform them that the letter of intent has been signed. On June 9th, Noble Health Audrain Incorporated was granted a Certificate […]
The SSM drive-thru site Mexico will be closed on Monday, May 25th, in observance of Memorial Day. The site will be open on Sunday by appointment only and will reopen on Tuesday, May 26th.
SSM Health is announcing furloughs for about 2,000 employees or 5 percent of their workforce across their 4 state health system. According to an email from SSM sent out this morning additional employees will experience partial furlough through a reduction of hours. The furloughs are expected to last 13 weeks as SSM is experiencing financial […]
SSM-Audrain is releasing testing numbers for COVID-19. According to an email from SSM this morning 41 people have been tested at their drive-thru testing site since it opened on April 6th. SSM says it has tested a total of 76 people for the coronavirus including the testing site, Emergency Room and inpatient tests. They have […]
SSM Health system along with the Saint Louis University are looking at making it easier for retired nurses to return to caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The nursing schools for Saint Louis University and SSM Health system, which operates in Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and Wisconsin are shortening a joint program for returning nurses […]
The president of SSM Audrain Donna Jacobs is announcing her plans to retire, effective May 15th. The announcement was made in a news release sent out today by SSM. Jacobs has been president of the hospital since January 2016. Jacobs and her husband, Ray are relocating to Arizona. To ensure a smooth transition, Mida Sison-Martinez, […]
Jamie Hill, Infection Prevention Nurse at SSM-Audrain in Mexico was the featured guest on AM 1340 KXEO and the Am I Awake Morning Show today. She talked about symptoms of COVID-19 and why it is important to call ahead before arriving at a hospital or clinic.
In Mexico, SSM-Audrain is requiring visitors to enter through the Emergency Room entrance beginning today (Wednesday) where they will be asked screening questions. They are also only allowing two visitors per room at a time, not allowing children under 12 to visit and limiting visitors to those in good health. End of life situations will […]
SSM Audrain, LPN, Tammy Eady is being recognized as the most recent recipient of the DAISY Award for extraordinary nurses. Eady was nominated for the award by 2 patients who said she showed compassion and true joy in her work when it came to their care and their family member’s care. She works on 2 […]
SSM Health, and MU Health Care are mutually agreeing to end exclusive negotiations in a transfer of ownership. According to a press release from SSM today, after more than a year of diligent, exclusive negotiations, St. Louis based SSM and Columbia Health Care agreed to allow their Letter of Intent to transfer ownership of SSM […]