Motlow State EMS Education professionals visited South Lincoln School on First Aid Day to teach students about first aid, CPR and AED use, environmental emergencies, emergency trauma and bleeding control. For sixth, seventh and eighth grade students, the professionals taught the Heimlich man…

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Students, visitors and employees of South Lincoln School now have a better chance of surviving a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) because of a new Cardiac Emergency Response Plan surrounding the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).

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Lincoln Medical Center announced last week that it has received a four-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in the most recent review.

The 16th Annual Adult Abuse Coalition Conference, presented by South Central Tennessee Adult Abuse Coalition in partnership with the Life Care Centers of America and Adult Protective Services, will be held on May 7 at Northfield Workforce Development & Conference Center in Spring Hill.

Marlene Robinson recently retired from Lincoln Health System. She worked over 22 years with Lincoln and Donalson Care Centers.

Sherrie McClure (at center) is retiring after over 21 years working in the Lincoln Medical Center Radiology Department. Here, she is congratulated by John Lavender (at left), chief information officer, and Cam Walter, director of diagnostic imaging.

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Lincoln Health System is now using telemedicine technology to move care beyond the hospital to provide quality and lifesaving patient care closer to home.  The hospital recently partnered with TriStar Health to provide 24/7 stroke and neurological care to patients.

The Lincoln County Juvenile Court needs more CASA volunteers. Children need someone who will speak up for them in the court system. You can be that person for a child.

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Richard Medley, paramedic instructor and coordinator with the Lincoln Health System, was presented the South Central EMS Directors’ Association Educator Award during the association’s recent conference.

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Fayetteville’s John Fitzsimmons, former director of the Lincoln Medical Center’s Emergency Medical Service, received the South Central EMS Directors’ Association 2018 Legacy Award, presented during the association’s annual conference.

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The Lincoln County HELP Anti-Drug Coalition will present a Town Hall Meeting regarding opioid/prescription drug abuse and its effects on our community on Tuesday, Jan. 8, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the South Central Human Resource Agency.

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“Eating Smart and Moving More: Eating Smart at Home”, a program offered by the University of Tennessee Extension Service, challenges participants to make positive changes by improving diet quality and physical activity, food resource management, food safety and food security.

“Eating Smart and Moving More: Eating Smart at Home”, a program offered by the University of Tennessee Extension Service, challenges participants to make positive changes by improving diet quality and physical activity, food resource management, food safety and food security.

It’s time to sign up for health insurance. Between November 1 and December 15, millions of Americans will head to Healthcare.gov or the online exchange in their state to shop for coverage for 2019.

Alex Groce, a Huntland student, hands out gifts to residents at Donalson Care Center in Fayetteville. Inspired by a program he had participated in at school, Alex decided to use his own birthday money to buy gifts for care center residents here.

South Central Human Resource Agency has announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities will be distributed from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, located at 1003 Hedgemont Ave.

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A Suicide Prevention Town Hall meeting, sponsored by the Lincoln County Department of Education, will be held Thursday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m. at Lincoln County High School, 1233 Huntsville Highway.

As the American Red Cross responds to Hurricane Florence, providing food, shelter and comfort to those affected, individuals outside the affected areas are urged to help by giving blood or platelets to care for patients in the storm’s path and across the country.

Quality First Home Care, a premier provider of home health, private duty nursing and CHOICES services, was recently awarded three prestigious recognitions.

Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center and Lincoln Health System announced last week that Kim Davis has been named the new wellness director for Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center (PRW).

The South Central Tennessee Development District’s Long Term Care Ombudsman program advocates for rights of residents in nursing homes, assisted livings and homes for the aged in the South Central 13-county district.

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The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) announced the approval of insurance rates requested by the five carriers offering coverage on the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) ahead of Open Enrollment for 2019.

Dr. Sarah Thelen welcomed Dr. Misty Slater to her office at 2330 Thornton Taylor Parkway, Suite B, during a meet and greet held recently. A family medicine doctor, Slater received her degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and has been in practice several years. Pictured ar…

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As we near the end of summer and leaves start to turn, most of us are familiar with the very prominent Breast Cancer Awareness Month that will soon be here. Everything except the leaves will turn pink, and we will all come together to “Save the ta-tas!” It’s a wonderful and important month t…

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Before Fayetteville’s Eli and Jessica Buckley started their family farm late in 2012, they had no idea raising chickens, cattle, pigs and goats would be in their future, but then, they hadn’t had children yet.

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Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July. Still, there continues to be an emergency need for donors of all blood types, especially type O, to give now to address a severe blood shortage.

Fayetteville’s Ben and Owen Porter recently donated proceeds from their lemonade stand to REACH, a non-profit organization serving individuals and families affected by special needs which grew out of the original mission of CAAM (Coldwater Autism Awareness Ministry). The boys made $203 for t…

Everything changes when we read. The drive to know what happens next, to want to turn the page, the need to keep going, even if it’s hard, because someone’s in trouble and you have to know how it’s all going to end … that’s a very real drive. And, it forces you to learn new words, to think n…

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Fayetteville-Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center is the official site for the Yellow Dot program in Lincoln County.