Citizens Memorial Hospital | Vitality | Summer 2024 5 Citizens Memorial Hospital launched a new medical clinic in March. The clinic provides wellness visits for patients without a primary care provider and hospital transitional care services for patients without primary care support. The CMH Health & Wellness Clinic is at 2520 S. Springfield Ave., Suite A, in Bolivar. Tropical Costa Rica tour Sign up now for a Tropical Costa Rica tour, organized by CMH, from Jan. 28 to Feb. 5, 2025. Highlights include: ● San José, the capital city. ● Coffee plantation tour. ● Arenal Volcano. ● Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge. ● Lake Arenal cruise. ● Farm tour and lunch. ● Monteverde Cloud Forest. ● Your choice: the World’s Largest Butterfly Garden and the Hanging Bridges Walking Tour or an exhilarating ride on one of the longest Canopy Zip Line Tours in Costa Rica (or both). ● Guanacaste (beach). The overall activity level of this tour is level 3. You will walk and stand for longer periods (two to three hours). Walking tours are moderately paced, lasting several hours and covering several miles, hills and uneven surfaces. View the full itinerary and cost and sign up at gateway Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. The deposit is due July 21. For more information, contact Tamera Heitz-Peek at or 417-328-7245. Family nurse practitioner Shelby Bailey leads the clinic’s medical services. Bailey has extensive experience as a family nurse practitioner in various care settings. She previously worked as a family nurse practitioner hospitalist at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Most recently, she worked in a critical access hospital in Iowa. The facility does not provide walk-in clinic services. For more information about the CMH Health & Wellness Clinic, call 417-328-7887. CMH Health & Wellness Clinic now open The CMH Health & Wellness Clinic held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 4.