Thanking health care providers

Jay FitzOur Town Health, West Knox

Over the course of the pandemic, hundreds of individuals and organizations in East Tennessee have made more than 10,000 hand-sewn masks, held parking lot prayer gatherings and community parades, and …

Hospitals relax visitation restrictions

Sandra ClarkOur Town Health

The Knoxville area’s four hospital systems have collaborated over the past few months to monitor and address the evolving COVID-19 impact on the region. In response to the steadily increasing …

Men’s Health: Don’t delay care

Sandra ClarkOur Town Health

For adults who have delayed preventive care due to COVID-19, physicians in your community want you to know it’s safe to seek care, including your annual physical.
James Howell, DO, has …

Hospitals back masks; PSCC has positive test

Sandra ClarkOur Town Health

Knoxville-area healthcare organizations Covenant Health, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, Tennova Healthcare and University of Tennessee Medical Center released this statement Thursday:
We support the decision made by the Knox County Board …

Beat the heat: Tips to avoid sunburn

Sandra ClarkOur Town Health

The sun produces invisible rays called ultraviolet-A (UVA) or ultraviolet-B (UVB) that can damage skin. Too much sun can cause sunburn, rashes, skin texture changes and skin cancers. Even on …