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Between 350 and 400 people participate in the two-mile Silent Reflection Walk held in Fayetteville Sunday evening. Organized by Sheila Rico, the event raised $2,650 for the benefit of the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network efforts here in Lincoln County. Donations are still being accepted.…

The Multi-County Cancer Support Network’s 26th Annual Walk-A-Thon is set for Friday, Sept. 13, from 6 until 11 p.m. in the football stadium located at 839 Dinah Shore Blvd., beside the Franklin County Annex Building in Winchester.

NAMI Tennessee will sponsor the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program for family members and loved ones of persons diagnosed with serious mental illness.

The Lincoln Medical Center Ambulance Service recently received a grant through the Department of Homeland Security and the local Emergency Management Agency to receive some new training equipment.

The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Senior Center will present a Senior Info Expo on Friday, Sept. 6, from 8 until 10:30 a.m.

A training session for first responders and emergency medical personnel on how to respond to someone they believe has Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) will be presented by representatives from the Veterans’ Administration at the E911 Center in Fayetteville on Monday, July 22, from 10 a.…

The Motlow State Testing Center will be offering nursing program applicants the opportunity to take the Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) exams at the Moore County, Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna campuses, beginning in September and continuing through January 2020.

NHC Pulaski is proud to announce the graduation of its June 2019 nursing assistant class, which includes 10 compassionate and hard-working ladies and gentlemen, who completed the free, two-week course on June 14. These students are now eligible to sit for their state exam to become certified…

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The Lincoln County Extension Office will be offering the Dining with Diabetes workshop beginning July 25 from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m. at Lincoln County Extension Office.

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Alzheimer’s Tennessee invites care partners or anyone interested in better understanding Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia for an educational and inspirational morning during a presentation at First Baptist Church, 108 S. High St., Winchester, on Tuesday, July 9.

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Brandon Emmons, a direct support professional and team leader with Fayetteville’s Skills Development Services for the past four years, was honored recently with the Rising Star Award presented at the Nashville Airport Marriot during an event hosted by BlueCare, United Health Care and Amerigroup.

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Last week, May 19-25, was celebrated nationally as EMS Week: Beyond the Call. Celebrations were designed to honor and recognize the men and women who deliver vital emergency care to communities throughout the United States.

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…

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.