Entries by Swope Health

Taking Precautions: COVID – 19 or Coronavirus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging everyone to prepare for the arrival of the virus that is responsible for a respiratory disease called Coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19. At Swope Health, you will see that we have initiated our public health emergency procedures. You will find signs at our facility entrances to […]

New Improvements at Swope Health Facilities

You may have noticed a range of construction and development activity around the Swope Health Central Facility lately. Here is a rundown of what is happening: First floor, C building: We have added two new showers and a laundry facility that are available for our patients who are experiencing homelessness. The showers and laundry are […]

Offering Hope – A Cure for Hepatitis C

Larry H. of Independence had struggled with health issues for years. He had bad teeth and a damaged immune system, which led to his retirement. When a friend recommended Swope Health, he thought he’d try it for dental care. He couldn’t have predicted the journey that followed. In April, he sought dental care but learned […]

Meet Priscilla Perez Schmid, our Registered Dietician!

Priscilla Perez Schmid is a Registered Dietitian who has joined Swope Health with the goal of developing a new service to assist patients with their nutritional health. Over time, she plans to build a team of registered dietitians who will perform clinical assessments and make recommendations for treatment of conditions that might be helped with […]