Governor’s Foundation For Health And Wellness To Host “State Of The State’s Health” Roundtable In Chattanooga

Thursday, September 27, 2018

The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness, a non-profit organization dedicated to enabling and encouraging Tennesseans to lead healthier lives through its Healthier Tennessee initiative, will host a roundtable event at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, in partnership with Volkswagen Chattanooga, on Thursday, Oct. 4, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. to discuss the growing economic consequences of poor health in Tennessee.



Standifer Place Reports No Cases Of COVID-19

Mary McKenzie, DO, Moves To CHI Memorial Integrative Medicine Associate’s Signal Mountain Office; Acupuncture And Nutrition Services Added

Sandra Huggins, MSN, FNP-BC, Joins CHI Memorial Convenient Care – Atrium


The state of Tennessee’s largest skilled nursing facility with the largest unit of ventilator dependent patients has completed their first government-mandated COVID-19 testing. This large facility ... (click for more)

Mary McKenzie, DO, is moving to CHI Integrative Medicine Associates’ Signal Mountain office. Dr. McKenzie joined CHI Memorial Medical Group in August 2015. She received her medical degree from ... (click for more)

CHI Memorial Convenient Care – Atrium announces the addition of Sandra Huggins, MSN, FNP-BC, to its staff. Ms. Huggins received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee ... (click for more)



Living Well

Standifer Place Reports No Cases Of COVID-19

The state of Tennessee’s largest skilled nursing facility with the largest unit of ventilator dependent patients has completed their first government-mandated COVID-19 testing. This large facility is The Health Center at Standifer Place here in Chattanooga. With over 900 tests submitted and completed, Standifer Place came away with no cases of COVID-19. This testing included ... (click for more)

Mary McKenzie, DO, Moves To CHI Memorial Integrative Medicine Associate’s Signal Mountain Office; Acupuncture And Nutrition Services Added

Mary McKenzie, DO, is moving to CHI Integrative Medicine Associates’ Signal Mountain office. Dr. McKenzie joined CHI Memorial Medical Group in August 2015. She received her medical degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Oh. and completed her residency at University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. Dr. McKenzie welcomes patients age five and up. "CHI ... (click for more)

Breaking News

2 Killed In I-75 Crash Involving Fleeing Stolen Vehicle Suspect And 2nd Vehicle

Two people were killed in a crash on I-75 on Thursday night involving a fleeing stolen vehicle suspect and another car that he struck. According to Sheriff Gary R. Sisk, on Thursday, at approximately 10:40 p.m. the Catoosa County Sheriffs Office was assisting the Ringgold Police Department to locate a vehicle that had just been stolen from the Circle K convenience store at Smitherman ... (click for more)

Nashville Chancellor Says All Tennessee Voters Must Be Allowed To Vote Absentee

A Nashville chancellor ruled Thursday that Tennessee election officials must allow all voters in the state to cast absentee ballots in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle said state limits on absentee voting constitute “an unreasonable burden on the fundamental right to vote guaranteed by the Tennessee Constitution.” She said the state must “prominently ... (click for more)

Opinion

It's About Time Riverbend Was Cancelled - And Response

Since its inception, Friends of the Festival seemed bound and determined to make Riverbend a national event, ignoring the opinions of many Chattanoogans. Riverbend started as a local event drawing on the tastes and desires of local citizens yet has devolved into an outrageously expensive, super-crowded two-week-long free-for-all. Riverbend has drastically deviated from its original ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Rhea Migrants Vanish!

A promising online news website debuted last month from its statewide base in Nashville. Identifying itself as “Tennessee—Lookout,” the website has what appears to be sound leadership and creditable reporters. Its vow is that it hopes to become an “Independent non-profit news site dedicated to covering Tennessee government, policy and politics. Hard-hitting but fair.” I wish it ... (click for more)