February 15, 2019

Hospital in Sweet Springs voluntarily suspends license

Media Contact:
Lisa Cox
Chief, Office of Public Information
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is alerting the public of regulatory issues with I-70 Community Hospital located at 105 Hospital Drive in Sweet Springs, Missouri.  I-70 Community Hospital is currently out of regulatory compliance and unable to provide hospital services to the fullest extent.  Effective today at 7 p.m., the hospital is voluntarily suspending their license for 90 days as they work toward regaining full compliance and meeting its regulatory requirements.

\"While access to health care is important, safety of patients has to be the top priority,\" said Dr. Randall Williams, DHSS Director. \"The hospital's action today supports our commitment to keep people safe.\"

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