Hamblen County residents will get a chance to honor family members and friends who have been lost to COVID-19 since March of last year.
The Cocke County Public Safety Committee met this week and spent time talking about issues with First Call EMS.
The Hamblen County Health Department is now booking appointments for individuals in Phase 1a1 and 1a2 of the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and those aged 75 and up who wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.
Health officials with Covenant Health said Monday that once they complete vaccinations of staff within their hospitals they would immediately start vaccinations within the communities they serve.
The second round of vaccinations will soon be coming up and health departments across the state are gearing up for it.
Several of the counties in the Tennessee Department of Health’s Northeast Region, which includes Hawkins, Greene and Hancock counties, have progressed to the next phase of vaccinations and are vaccinating teachers and school staff.
The Hamblen County Health Department vaccinated 340 people Saturday for COVID-19 during an event that included for the first time people 75 years and older.
HealthStar Physicians offered a hand up to those in need by providing flu vaccines to cover 100 patients who would otherwise go without flu shots this year.
Amid a rise in local novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System is announcing an updated visitation policy, instructions for patients coming to the emergency department who are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, and what to do if you are experiencing any related symptoms.
The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services expanded the state’s Behavioral Health Safety Net program to include uninsured children. The McNabb Center is partnering with the state on this initiative.
Tom Strate, left, April Parrigin, Brandi Lane and Christine Gosser are “all in” for the 2019 United Way of Hamblen County campaign. Strate Insurance is serving as a Pacesetter company, and is currently conducting preliminary fundraising to assist with raising the division’s goal of $75,000 b…
More than 150 students entered this year’s Be Smart, Don’t Smart #tobaccofreehs art contest. Juliana Flores Martinez, a junior at Morristown-Hamblen High School East was named winner of the contest with her drawing of damaged lungs. She was given a $100 check from the Hamblen County Health D…
September is Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month. East Tennessee Vascular Center is offering Free PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease) Screenings on Monday, Sept. 24th.
KNOXVILLE – Research shows that one in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. African-American men are more likely to get prostate cancer and twice as likely to die from the disease than their Caucasian counterparts—and no o…
When you think of cholesterol, you may picture a viscous gunk that’s out to clog your arteries and damage your heart. That reputation doesn’t quite match reality.
Past and present volunteers at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System, a member of Covenant Health, were recently honored for their hard work and dedication during the Volunteer Awards Luncheon held at the hospital.