MU Health Care plans to fill an urgent void left in Boonville when Pinnacle Regional Hospital closed in January.
A Monday news release announced that MU Health Care is opening a family medicine clinic July 6 in Boonville .
This comes about seven months after the closure of Pinnacle Regional Hospital which housed the city's only clinic. Since its closure, many Cooper County residents lost access to their regular doctors and were forced to travel half an hour to Columbia, or even farther to Sedalia, to see a physician.
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