Memorial Convenient Care In Cleveland To Hold Open House Aug. 2

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Memorial Health Partners Foundation has invited Cleveland community  to tour the new facility at the Memorial Convenient Care Open House from 12-4 p.m. on Saturday, August 2. Memorial Convenient Care is located at Mouse Creek - Publix Center, 645 Paul Huff Parkway NW Suite 105, Cleveland.

The open house will feature tours of the facility, health screenings and the community will meet the health care providers as well as other staff members.
These activities and screenings will be available:

• Bone density screening
• Waist-to-hip ratio / Body mass index screening
• Blood pressure screening
• Free Child ID kits provided
• Mole Patrol (skin cancer screening)
• Memorial Ambulance on site for “touring”

Insulated lunch bags given out to the first 100 visitors and light refreshments and other giveaways will be available. Everyone is welcome.

Memorial Convenient care is open seven days a week and will treat adults and children for minor illness and injuries that do not require a trip to the hospital emergency room. The clinic will also offer a full range of employer healthcare services, school and sports physicals and flu shots. Memorial Convenient Care accepts most commercial insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid.

For more information call 790-7750.

Blood Drive In Honor Of Local Cancer Patient Is Wednesday

Blood Assurance will hold a public blood drive next Wednesday from 1:30-8 p.m. at Waterville Baptist Church in honor of Sarah "Missy" Parris, a local wife and mother of seven who has been diagnosed with a bone marrow cancer. "It is a challenge to find blood for transfusions for Missy because her type is only found in 0.9% of the population. Missy's family and friends have partnered ... (click for more)

Elizabeth DeLeonardis Joins CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates In Spring City

CHI Memorial Medical Group welcomed Elizabeth “DeDe” DeLeonardis, PA-C.  Ms. DeLeonardis earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and a master’s degree in physician assistant studies from South College in Knoxville.  She is a certified physician assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. ... (click for more)

Alabama Man Faces Murder Charge In Shooting Death At Bradley County Landfill

An investigation by  s pecial agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of an Alabama man in a shooting death that occurred last fall at the Bradley County landfill.   At the request of 10 th  District Attorney General Steve Crump, last Sept. 8 TBI special agents began investigating a shooting death that occurred that ... (click for more)

Man Shot In East Lake Winds Up Facing Several Criminal Charges

Police said a man who was shot on Sunday morning in East Lake was assaulting the woman who shot him and others immediately before the gunfire.   Police said 29-year-old Latesha Hinton would not be charged in the shooting of Dieshunn Lindsey, 30. At approximately  10:50 a.m.,  officers with the Chattanooga Police Department responded to the 2700 block of ... (click for more)

Proud Of Chattanooga And The Women's March

I was very happy to participate in the Women’s March on Chattanooga yesterday afternoon. The diversity and the sheer numbers of women, men and children were incredible. One estimate was at least 3,000. Standing together with all of these like-minded souls was overwhelming and humbling.  I have rarely been so happy and so proud of my town.  One question is, why is ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Washington’s Favorite

By the time darkness fell over Washington, D.C., on Sunday, it had clearly been a monumental weekend. On Friday Donald Trump had ben inaugurated as the 45 th President of the United States. On Saturday a fierce crowd of a half-million women who each are entitled to have the identical rights as men in the same United States, marched on The Mall. And then, the Washington Post printed ... (click for more)