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Eastman awarded 'EMS Star of Life'

Eastman awarded 'EMS Star of Life' - VIDEO

July 14th, 2015 5:00 pm by Hank Hayes

This award recognizes exceptional front-line care, with a focus on agencies and providers who are the initial care responders.

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ECU Donates $50k to Local Clinic

ECU Donates $50k to Local Clinic

July 14th, 2015 11:46 am by Hank Hayes

The faith-based clinic was established in Kingsport in 2010 to serve the medical needs of the uninsured, and has recorded more than 4,100 patient encounters, according to an ECU release.

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Six more Mountain States practices receive Patient-Centered Medical Home national recognition

Six more Mountain States practices receive Patient-Centered Medical Home national recognition

July 14th, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

These practices, all located in Southwest Virginia, received Level 3 recognition as Patient-Centered Medical Homes.

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Water line extension will serve households in far western Hawkins

Water line extension will serve households in far western Hawkins

June 18th, 2015 5:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

The project dates back to 2008 when some wells tainted by a leaking septic tank in the area to be served were determined to be the cause of a sudden breakout of hepatitis A along Slate Hill Road in the Mooresburg community.

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Merger advocates note Indian Path's importance

Merger advocates note Indian Path's importance

April 27th, 2015 8:20 am by Hank Hayes

How Kingsport's two main hospitals - especially Indian Path Medical Center - will be used in the future isn't yet completely on the radar screen of the main players trying to merge Mountain States Health Alliance with Wellmont Health System.

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Hawkins 911 contract requires GPS for ambulances, billing for dispatching

Hawkins 911 contract requires GPS for ambulances, billing for dispatching

April 24th, 2015 9:20 am by Jeff Bobo

"We just want to be able to send the closest ambulance to the emergency. If they don't have GPS, and we don't know where they are, then we don't know who is actually the closest." -- 911 Board member Beth Metz

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Powdered alcohol creator tries to get ahead of state bans

Powdered alcohol creator tries to get ahead of state bans

April 16th, 2015 10:09 am by ALANNA DURKIN, Associated Press

After winning federal approval last month, Palcohol founder Mark Phillips is preparing to soon begin selling the powder, which makes vodka and rum drinks or cocktails when mixed with water.

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Wellmont, MSHA appoint integration board members

Wellmont, MSHA appoint integration board members

April 8th, 2015 8:58 am by Hank Hayes

The health care systems, according to a prepared release, have now entered a due diligence period and are working to develop a definitive agreement to merge

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TDOT official says green spaces result in green dollars

TDOT official says green spaces result in green dollars

March 24th, 2015 3:23 pm by Hank Hayes

The city of Kingsport last September got a $752,000 slice of TDOT funds to help extend an eastern section of the Greenbelt about one mile.

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Several Hawkins churches, pharmacies offering parents free drug test kits

Several Hawkins churches, pharmacies offering parents free drug test kits - VIDEO

March 20th, 2015 5:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Video Report: A list of locations where free drug tests are available to parents was released Thursday by Hawkins County Anti-Drug Coalition director Alice Snodgrass during the group's monthly meeting in Rogersville.

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