Council On Livability And Aging Holding Public Meeting To Discuss Topics Affecting Older Adults Tuesday

Monday, September 30, 2019

The Mayor’s Council on Livability and Aging will host a community meeting on Tuesday from 2-3 p.m. at Carver Youth and Family Development Center, 600 Orchard Knob Ave.

The meeting will focus on topics including transportation, healthcare and social activities for older adults.

The Mayor’s Council on Livability and Aging serves the Mayor by providing counsel to the Mayor and community support for older adults in the City of Chattanooga.

Tuesday’s community meeting is open to the public.



American Red Cross Asking For Help In Convalescent Plasma Shortage

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All About Color Gallery Opens Jan. 15 At Erlanger Baroness Hospital


The American Red Cross is currently facing a shortage of convalescent plasma. There are several ways that communities can help meet the need for lifesaving blood products this month: If you’ve ... (click for more)

The laboratories at CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga and Hospital Georgia have been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists based on results ... (click for more)

Arts at Erlanger announces the opening of the “All About Color” gallery at Erlanger Baroness Hospital on Friday in the gallery corridor. "The juried gallery consists of a multitude of different ... (click for more)



Living Well

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The American Red Cross is currently facing a shortage of convalescent plasma. There are several ways that communities can help meet the need for lifesaving blood products this month: If you’ve recovered from a verified case of COVID-19, fill out the eligibility form to donate convalescent plasma: RedCrossBlood.org/Plasma4COVID Make a whole blood, Power Red or platelet appointment: ... (click for more)

Laboratories at CHI Memorial Hospitals Chattanooga And Georgia Receive Accreditation From CAP

The laboratories at CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga and Hospital Georgia have been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists based on results of recent on-site inspections as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs. "This is the gold-standard in laboratory accreditation," officials said. CHI Memorial Laboratory Medical Director ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Health Department Announces More 1st And Second Dose COVID Vaccinations; For Phases 1a1, 1a2 And Adults 75+ by Appointment Only

The Hamilton County Health Department has received additional shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine and has added days to the appointment system. The new first dose vaccinations will be at the Tennessee Riverpark Hubert Fry Center, 4301 Amnicola Highway. Enter the Riverpark near the Chattanooga State entrance; do not enter Chattanooga State. Look for signs. This is for individuals ... (click for more)

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Crews recovered the body of missing boater, Theresa Parker of Hamilton County, around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Recovery efforts had been underway since Friday, when Ms. Parker and two others capsized a canoe on Chickamauga Lake near Sequoyah Nuclear Plant. There were no life jackets aboard the canoe. Responding crews found one man on shore and boat crews found one ... (click for more)

Opinion

Let's Be Number One In Public Education

State Rep. Scott Cepicky frequently asks a compelling question: Why can’t Tennessee be the number one state in the nation for public education? Great question. Why can’t we be number one in education in the nation? So many “education reformers” cling to the industrial age model of education. We need to use our imagination and start thinking about out-of-the-box solutions. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We Ramp Up

As you know, federal and state employees will honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday today (Monday) so it will be tomorrow (Tuesday) when the vaccination efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Hamilton County will really begin to ramp up. This week will also mark the start of “Round Two” for our First Responders, our medical providers, and others who were given their ... (click for more)