Free Smoking Cessation Course Begins In July In Ringgold

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
CHI Memorial offers a free seven-week Freedom From Smoking program which helps participants learn how to beat tobacco addiction, lifestyle changes that make quitting easier, stress management, how to avoid weight gain and how to stay smoke-free for good.
 
On Tuesday, July 2 a new session of Freedom From Smoking will begin at CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates - Ringgold. The class is offered every Tuesday for seven weeks from 4-5:30 p.m.  
 
Freedom From Smoking is an American Lung Association program that has helped hundreds of thousands of Americans overcome an addiction to nicotine during the past 37 years.  The program is designed for a small group setting.  Anyone who has a desire to stop smoking should call 423-495-7778 to register for the class.  There is no charge for the program.
 
CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates - Ringgold is located at CHI Memorial Parkway, 4700 Battlefield Parkway, Suite 200, Ringgold, GA 30736.

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Secretary of State Tre Hargett is providing free car hangtags to help prevent heat-related child deaths in cars while simultaneously making it even easier to register to vote. “We are passionate ... (click for more)

The Hamilton County Health Department continues to limit all regular services in order to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, yet wants to make the public aware of the services they can still receive. ... (click for more)

Cempa Community Care will offer free drive-thru COVID-19 Testing in Chattanooga and East Ridge this week. Chattanooga testing will be held at Redemption to the Nations Church, 1908 Bailey ... (click for more)



Living Well

Free Car Hangtags Provided To Help Prevent Heat Related Child Deaths

Secretary of State Tre Hargett is providing free car hangtags to help prevent heat-related child deaths in cars while simultaneously making it even easier to register to vote. “We are passionate about the health and wellbeing of our fellow Tennesseans,” Secretary Hargett said. “Our office created hangtags that not only could be used to save a life of a child, but also provide ... (click for more)

Health Department Services During The COVID-19 Response Announced

The Hamilton County Health Department continues to limit all regular services in order to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, yet wants to make the public aware of the services they can still receive. “This limitation is temporary and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause,” said Health Department Administrator Becky Barnes, “We hope our residents understand that slowing ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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The Hamilton County Health Department announced a COVID-19 exposure at the Lincoln Day Dinner event held Friday at the Convention Center, 1150 Carter St. Officials said, "Case investigations revealed that a person attended the event while in their infectious period. It is recommended that anyone who attended this event get tested and monitor their symptoms. "If COVID-19 ... (click for more)

Opinion

Wisest Republicans Are Those Who Skipped Lincoln Day Dinner

Thank you to United States Senate candidate Bill Hagerty‘s spokesperson for explaining why many attendees at last Friday’s Republican fundraising dinner at the Convention Center were shipped in from other Tennessee counties. Specifically, candidate Hagerty‘s spokesperson explained that most similar events were already canceled; and that the Hamilton County fundraiser was “like ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We’re Out Of ‘Touch’

I’ve been a “people person” for all of my life and not until this past weekend did I become aware I have been suffering badly due to “lack of touch.” A lifelong friend passed along a Daily Devotional where a gifted pastor in Massachusetts mourned the fact that – get this – she had been touched by another human being only four times in the last four months. As I paused to dwell on ... (click for more)