Press Releases


Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing to Consolidate into Single Location at Mizzou North

MU Health Care is closing its drive-thru testing site near the Mizzou softball stadium and will conduct all drive-thru testing for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at the Mizzou North location at

MU Health Care Hires New Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Nikki McGruder, director of the Inclusive Impact Institute, is joining University of Missouri Health Care as the director of diversity and inclusion. McGruder will serve in the newly created position

MU Health Care Announces Changes to Drive-thru Testing

As testing volume continues to increase, MU Health Care is instituting changes to its drive-thru testing process for coronavirus (COVID-19), including opening a second location at Mizzou North, 115 Business

Novel Tissue Preservation Method Improves Outcomes in Cartilage Transplant Procedures in the Knee

A University of Missouri study on clinical outcomes after biologic knee restoration surgery found patients who received cartilage grafts that were stored using a novel graft preservation system had better

MU Health Care Re-Opens Mizzou Quick Care on West Broadway

MU Health Care has reopened one of its three Mizzou Quick Care locations in Columbia. The location had been closed since March, when the health system closed the care locations

MU Health Care to Open Boonville Family Medicine Clinic

MU Health Care’s eighth family medicine clinic will open July 6, 2020, in Boonville with providers the community already knows and trusts. The new MU Health Care Family Medicine Clinic

MU Health Care Adjusts Visitor Guidelines

MU Health Care is easing restrictions on visitors for many of its care environments. Visitors will be required to wear face coverings and are encouraged to bring their own from

MU Health Care Drive-Thru Testing Site Closed Memorial Day

MU Health Care’s drive-thru testing site for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. Patients who require immediate testing Monday can go to

MU Health Care Announces Workforce Reductions

MU Health Care and the MU School of Medicine are facing significant financial shortfalls presented by a decrease in clinical revenues due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a reduction in

Barohn Joins MU as Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

Richard J. Barohn, MD, has joined University of Missouri as executive vice chancellor for health affairs.