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Ray County Memorial Hospital

A Critical Access Health Care Facility located in Richmond Mo. Since 1956, Ray County Memorial Hospital has provided Ray County residents and surrounding communities with professional,dependable, cost-effective health care. The Mission of Ray County Memorial Hospital is to provide high quality health care to improve the health status of the community it serves.

March 4, 2020
Ray County Memorial Hospital is working closely with local, state and federal agencies in preparation of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
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Ray County Memorial Hospital is working closely with local, state and federal agencies in preparation of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

How to protect yourself: There are many steps people can take to help reduce the spread of germs and prepare for the COVID-19 virus.

1. Wash your hands often with soap and water or alcohol-based sanitizer.
2. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your elbow, upper sleeve.
3. Try to stay away from people who are sick.
4. Always wash your hands after being in contact with an ill person or soiled material, such as tissues.
5. Stay at home when you are sick, wear a mask and keep your children home from school or daycare when they are sick. Watch for these symptoms:
a. Fever
b. Cough
c. Runny nose
6. If you go to the doctor’s office or emergency department when you are sick, ask for a mask.
7. Store non-perishable food, water, health supplies and other essential household items to reduce trips to the store and other crowded places.
8. Stay informed. Additional information can be found in the links to the CDC and American Red Cross listed below.


Feb. 13, 2017
Community Health Needs Review & Implementation Plan
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Community Health Needs Review 2016 Ray County Memorial Hospital participates in the Community Health Needs survey to better serve our community. Click here to review the Community Health Needs Assessment.

Community Health Needs Implementation Plan After analyzing all primary and secondary data it is necessary to determine the health issues of greatest importance to our community. The priority needs were first identified by the primary research or what the community finds most important. Then these were validated by the secondary research. A community stakeholder meeting was held to gain the input of the community on the priority issues of Ray County. . Click here to review the Community Health Needs Implementation Plan.

Feb. 1, 2017
Welcome Dr. Imran MD Allergist
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Ray County Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that Muhammad Imran MD Allergist will be joining the staff of Ray County Memorial Hospitals Outpatient Clinic. He will be seeing patients in the clinic on the first Friday of every month. DR Imran's first clinic will Friday March 3, 2017. DR. Imran completed a Fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, and is Board eligible in allergy/clinical immunology.

Appointments with DR Imran may be made by calling 816-470-5432 Ext 281.


Dec. 15, 2015
Ray County Memorial Hospital Provides Rescue Equipment to Fire Departments in Ray County
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Tuesday, December 15, 2015 – Richmond, Missouri -- Ray County Memorial Hospital (RCMH), located in Richmond, Missouri, is pleased to announce a recent decision by our Board of Trustees to purchase new rescue equipment for six fire departments within the county.

The piece of equipment we’ve purchased is used to rescue a person who has fallen into a grain bin. There are two devices that work in tandem to execute the rescue.

One is called The Great Wall of Rescue. Details about how it works can be seen at this link:

The other part of the device is a JPZ Grain Rescue Auger. Details about how it works can be seen at this link:

We will be presenting each of the departments with eight rescue panels, one auger, various accessories, and a carry case. The cost of each set of equipment is $2,933.

The six departments receiving the gift from the hospital are Hardin, Lawson, Orrick, Richmond, Stet, and Wood Heights. Representatives from each of these departments will be at Ray County Memorial for a presentation of the equipment on Thursday evening at 5:30p. In addition to the representatives from the fire departments, RCMH officials and Trustees will be at the presentation. There will be opportunities for photos and all those present will be available to the media for questions about the gift.

For more information about these gifts, please contact Earl Sheehy, CEO of Ray County Memorial Hospital at 816.470.5432.

For additional background, questions about this release, or requests for additional media availability, please contact Glen Martin Director of Business Development, at 816.470.5432, ext. 316.


Dec. 9th, 2015
Ray County Memorial Hospital Construction Closes Main Drive
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Starting Monday, December 14, 2015, Ray County Memorial Hospital will start on our new additions. This will require the closure of the Main Entrance Driveway until further notice. This will also include the row of parking that faces Wollard Blvd. The main parking lot will still be accessible by using the North driveway and driving around the backside of the hospital. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Aug. 7th, 2015
Ray County Memorial Hospital to Partner with Senior Life Solutions
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Ray County Memorial Hospital to Partner with Senior Life Solutions

Friday, August 7, 2015 – Richmond, Missouri -- Ray County Memorial Hospital (RCMH), located in Richmond, Missouri, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Senior Life Solutions, an intensive group counseling program for seniors with traditional Medicare. Senior Life Solutions will be delivering their services from the RCMH campus, beginning on Monday, September 14, 2015.

Senior Life Solutions provides assistance to those who are dealing with emotional or behavioral issues often associated with aging, such as crying, hopelessness, loneliness, restlessness, sadness, coping with loss, decreased energy, difficulty sleeping, and low self-confidence.

Program Director Jennifer McCutcheon brings three years of experience running a similar program in Bethany, Missouri and consulting with programs throughout Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri. Mrs. McCutcheon and the Senior Life Solutions staff are preparing a supportive, encouraging setting here at RCMH, dedicated to the emotional well-being of the seniors in our community.

Senior Life Solutions has been focused on improving the lives of seniors since 1992, via partnerships with hospital systems across the country to provide high-quality, necessary behavioral health services.

Family members, physicians, and other health and wellness professionals may refer individuals to the program. Seniors who feel they could benefit from the services are encouraged to self-refer.

For more information about Senior Life Solutions, please contact Lacey Sullenger at 816.470.7361.

Feb. 13th, 2015
RCMH Statement on the Death of Michael Shane, Ray County Hospital Board Trustee
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Earl N Sheehy, the CEO of Ray County Memorial Hospital, released the following statement on Friday, February 13, 2015:

"We here at Ray County Memorial Hospital are mourning the loss of our dear friend Mike Shane, who passed away on Wednesday. As a Trustee on Ray County's Hospital Board, a member of our Home Health Advisory Board, as one of our Chaplains, and as a trusted counselor, Mike served the needs of RCMH faithfully and with wisdom and kindness. He will be missed by all who knew him. We extend our condolences and prayers to his family."

Michael Shane began his tenure on the Ray County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees as an appointed replacement to fill a vacant seat in March of 2012. He was elected to the Board in April of 2013 and served until the time of his passing. For several years, Mike served patients and their families as one of the hospital and hospice Chaplains and was a member of the Home Health Advisory Board.

Please direct any follow up questions or requests to Glen Martin, Director of Business Development, 816.470.5432 ext. 316 or send an email to

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