Health

SCKMC sales tax passes with huge margin

The South Central Kansas Medical Center sales tax initiative appears to have passed May 24 with an 80-percent approval rating. However, official results for the 1-percent sales tax will not be available until June 2. The tax increase, which has preliminary votes of 1,885 for and 467 against, has been […]

SCKMC sales tax approved in 4-to-1 vote

A one-percent sales tax for South Central Kansas Medical Center’s (SCKMC) bond debt was approved by Arkansas City voters on May 24. An unofficial tally showed 80 percent of voters were in favor of the tax, with the remaining 20 percent opposed. “Yes” votes were cast by 1,885 citizens, with […]

Summer Food Service Program offered in June

The Arkansas City Public School District will participate in the Summer Food Service Program again this year. The program being offered by USD 470 is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and will help to ensure children have the healthy meals they need to excel during the summer. The […]

SCKC now offering after-hours care

Since South Central Kansas Medical Center (SCKMC) acquired Summit Clinic to form a new medical clinic in 2014, hospital representatives have been working toward offering extended health care services beyond the traditional 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. time frame on Mondays through Fridays. South Central Kansas Clinic (SCKC), located at […]

Blackburn receives Exceptional Service Award

South Central Kansas Medical Center recently announced that respiratory therapist Terry Blackburn has been named its Exceptional Service Award winner for the month of May. The Exceptional Service Award is one of the greatest honors available at SCKMC. Those who receive the award have been recognized by patients, family members, […]