2021- 4th HEALTHIEST COUNTY IN MISSOURI
Johnson County was recently ranked as the fourth healthiest county in Missouri by the County Health Rankings report, released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The new placement as fourth healthiest moves the county up multiple places from its placement at 11th in the 2020 report.
WESTERN MISSOURI MEDICAL CENTER
With our community's healthcare needs rapidly evolving, residents must have quality care to meet their family’s needs. Fortunately, Western Missouri Medical Center (WMMC), offers the expert care you need, closer to home. WMMC is a fully-accredited acute care facility located in Warrensburg, Missouri. A not-for-profit county Medical Center, WMMC offers comprehensive health care services to residents of Johnson County and west central Missouri. Over the years, it has welcomed numerous physicians, partnered with other health organizations and purchased new technology and equipment to bring advanced care to the region. The medical center is embedded into the community with participation in health fairs, screenings, support groups, seminars and classes, various task forces, projects, teams, committees and wellness initiatives. WMMC is a fully accredited acute care county medical center. WMMC prides itself in emergency care, obstetrics, orthopedic and general surgery, family healthcare, internal medicine, outpatient clinics, ambulatory care, rehabilitation services and more. Inpatient services include medical, surgical, intensive, obstetrical, orthopedic, pediatric and skilled nursing cares, as well as a wide range of therapeutic and diagnostic outpatient services.
COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES
Johnson County Community Health Services provides many services such as; vaccinations, birth and death records, environmental, and WIC services. All JCCHS divisions work collaboratively with area community groups and providers to address a wide range of health care and public health needs to eliminate health disparities and increase the number of healthy years that Johnson county residents live.