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Hamblen Health Department offering FluMist for elementary students

Posted on September 27, 2014 at 6:38 pm

The Hamblen County Health Department is working to protect the entire community by providing free FluMist nasal spray vaccine to elementary students attending Hamblen County schools. FluMist will be offered for all elementary students at the following locations and times: • 3:45 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Manley Primary School • 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23 at Hillcrest Elementary School • 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday,

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on September 27, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail: ctstate@lcs.net The New Life Group, a drug and alcohol support group meets at 8 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 601 W. Main St., Morristown. For more information or a calendar of meetings, visit etror.org or call 1-877-354-0353. Not Alone, a drug and alcohol addiction support group, meets at 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 p.m. on

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  • Takoma named healthier Tennessee workplace

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 10:18 am

    Takoma Regional Hospital has been named a “Healthier Tennessee Workplace,” a special award by Gov. Bill Haslam recognizing organizations that promote healthy lifestyles to their employees. “Takoma is proud to be a leader in workplace wellness,” said Bob Kamieneski, the hospital’s wellness director. “We offer annual health risk assessments for our associates, provide health coaching, and motivate them with fun wellness initiatives like the ‘Biggest Loser’ contest and ‘10K A

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  • Autumn allergies expected to be severe this year

    Posted on September 20, 2014 at 9:04 pm

    AccuWeather reports allergy sufferers in the Southeast could be in for a groggy fall, as warm and wet months ahead will promote mold spore growth and prolonged ragweed season. Historically, the peak of allergy season for the South falls around Sept. 19, with the four to five weeks before and after that date typically producing the worst of fall allergies. “We’re expecting some above-normal temperatures and wetness there for September

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  • HealthStar to host Health Fair Sept. 20

    Posted on September 13, 2014 at 6:45 pm

    HealthStar Physicians’ 2014 Community Health Fair is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 20 at HealthStar’s main campus located at 420 W. Morris Blvd. in Morristown. The fair is health focused and open to the public. There will be several HealthStar providers speaking the day of the fair: • 9 a.m., Carri Martin will present, “How Physical Therapy Can Help You” • 10 a.m., Hina Kouser, M.D. presents

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on September 13, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail: ctstate@lcs.net The New Life Group, a drug and alcohol support group meets at 8 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 601 W. Main St., Morristown. For more information or a calendar of meetings, visit etror.org or call 1-877-354-0353. Not Alone, a drug and alcohol addiction support group, meets at 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 p.m. on

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on September 6, 2014 at 8:15 pm

    Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail: ctstate@lcs.net The New Life Group, a drug and alcohol support group meets at 8 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 601 W. Main St., Morristown. For more information or a calendar of meetings, visit etror.org or call 1-877-354-0353. Not Alone, a drug and alcohol addiction support group, meets at 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 p.m. on

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