Local Briefs

New clinic opens for substance abuse treatment

Posted: Jun. 17, 2019 12:01 am

QUINCY -- Family Guidance Centers, Inc., a nonprofit behavioral health care organization that treats and prevents substance use disorder, has opened a medication-assisted treatment clinic in Quincy.

The clinic, 727 Broadway, is open from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday to provide patients with telephone and walk-in screening to determine appropriateness and eligibility for services.

The facility offers outpatient substance use disorder treatment, recovery support services, medication-assisted treatment, community education, clinical assessment and toxicology testing.


Survey seeks information about coronavirus effects on businesses

The Great River Economic Development Foundation, Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce and the District are partnering to conduct a survey of the effects of the coronavirus on local businesses.

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'Everybody Wins' raffle canceled until 2021, officials urge support of local Catholic schools

Quincy Notre Dame officials have canceled what would have been the 10th anniversary celebration of the "Everybody Wins" mega raffle fundraiser, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Individuals, organizations rally to support local Coronavirus response

Blessing Health System officials say individuals and organizations have been asking to volunteer to make cover masks to assist local medical professionals.


Republic Services makes changes for residential, commercial trash services

Republic Services of Quincy has announced changes to residential and commercial trash services and the Backridge Landfill.


Scotland County facilities set up virtual visits

Scotland County Hospital, Memphis Medical Services and Lancaster Medical Services have suspended all in-person, non-essential visits to the hospital and clinics.

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QU POLIS canceled for rest of spring semester

Quincy University POLIS announced Monday that is has canceled its courses for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.