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Relay For Life set May 2

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 5:16 pm

The 2015 Relay For Life! will be held Saturday, May 2, from noon until 12 midnight at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. The survivor banquet will be held prior to the event at 11 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies. This year’s theme is “Lincoln County Strong”. There will be great food, fun activities including a kiss the pig contest, live music and deejays, special ceremonies and recognition. Everyone is invited to

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  • LCHS Foundation eyes mini-ambulance

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 10:27 am

    The Lincoln County Health System Foundation will concentrate all fundraising efforts this year on the purchase of a mini-ambulance, much like the one pictured above, for the Lincoln Medical Center EMS. The mini-ambulance will be used at large scale events like the Fair and Host of Christmas Past, where standard ambulances cannot always reach the patient quickly due to crowds.

    Proceeds from Boston Butt Sale in May to aid effort The Lincoln County Health System Foundation will concentrate all fundraising efforts this year on the purchase of a mini-ambulance for the Lincoln Medical Center EMS. This will be an off road vehicle that will be used for events and special rescue situations. “Each year the foundation chooses an item to focus all their fundraising goals around,” explained Debbie Pruitt, Foundation

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  • Wright honored

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    Wright honored --

    Richard Wright accepts a proclamation by the Lincoln County Commission at Tuesday night’s meeting for his most recent win as the 2015 Tennessee Ambulance Association’s John Bond Administrator of the Year. Wright is director of Lincoln Medical Center EMS.

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  • Motlow SGA sets blood drive

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 7:52 am

    The Student Government Association (SGA) at the Motlow College Fayetteville Center will join with Blood Assurance to host a blood drive on Wednesday, April 1, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The Blood Assurance mobile bus will be located in the parking lot between the main building and the Sundquist Center. Students, faculty and staff may sign up to donate by contacting or visiting the Student Success Center. Tips for

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  • Foundation donates $30K to Home Health, Hospice

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 3:58 pm

    Pictured are Ley Jean (seated) and Owen Bagley (standing), board members of the Lincoln County Health System Foundation, as they are treated to a demonstration of the new Telehealth monitors that were purchased by the Foundation.  Monitors can be placed in the homes of those patients who need daily monitoring of blood pressure, heart rate, weight and or pulse oximetry. Home Health and Hospice employees Susie Compton, administrator, Angie Holden, LPN, and Donna Giovinazzo, Home Health aide, assist with the new demonstration.

    After over one year of fundraising projects, the Lincoln County Health System Foundation donated $30,000 to Lincoln Medical Home Health & Hospice. Projects included the annual David Groce Memorial Boston Butt Sale, the Pink Toilet project, sale of the Disaster Backpacks and various T-shirt sales. “We are absolutely thrilled with the generous support we have received from the Foundation this past year,” said Susie Compton, administrator for Lincoln Medical Home

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  • Volunteer donations

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 12:47 pm

    Volunteer Donation

    Pictured are members of the Lincoln Medical Center volunteers and members of the Lincoln County Health System Foundation Board as they accept a $500 donation from the volunteers. The volunteers enjoy time each year at the Lincoln County Fair volunteering with various tasks. As a thank you, the Lincoln County Fair, Inc., graciously provides them with $500 for their time.  The volunteers saw it fit to donate that money to

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  • Lemons, Pratt join Lincoln County Health System

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 5:46 am

    Elizabeth Lemons

    Mrs. Elizabeth Lemons and Mr. Bailey Pratt have joined the Lincoln County Health System (LCHS) as the interim CEO and CFO. In a unanimous decision made by the board of trustees during their January meeting, a vote was taken to terminate LCHS’ 29-year management contract with Quorum Health Resources. As the Health System moves forward, the board has announced a strategic alliance with St. Thomas Health. They will now enter

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