Diabetes Glossary

Diabetes is a serious issue facing our community. But, when having conversations about the illness there are a lot of very specific terms that get used and it can be hard to know what they all mean. It also makes it harder to speak with health providers when they are using terms you may not […]

Keep Safe in the Heat

With the heat index climbing this weekend it’s important to step back and see what needs to be done to stay safe during the summer. Children, pregnant women, and the elderly are at a greater risk for heat-related illnesses.     Never Leave a Child (or pet) In The Car – A car intensifies the […]


Terrico Johnson, BSW, Project Director for the MBRC, Bootheel Health Alliance Childhood Wellness Program was recognized by Cynthia Dean, MBRC CEO, Director of Programs; as Most Valuable Team Player during a recent MBRC Staff Development Diversity & Inclusion Training at the Canvas Event center in Cape Girardeau, MO.

Bootheel Health Alliance, Bootheel Kids!

As the sound of rambunctious school children filters in from the hallways the staff from the Bootheel Health Alliance prepares for the group they will be speaking to that day. Case Manager Anthony Crawford and Project Director Terrico Johnson are no strangers to speaking with groups of Bootheel community members about the importance of health, […]

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