Where to get the flu shot

Jay FitzOur Town Health

You should get a flu vaccine by the end of October. However, as long as flu viruses are circulating, vaccination should continue throughout flu season – January or even later. …

LMU Tower set to open with nursing this month

Kate ReaganOur Town Health

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) will open its newest off-campus location in Knoxville in January 2021, offering its LMU-Caylor School of Nursing (CSON) Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program.
LMU has offered nursing classes at …

Peninsula offers free recovery academy

Sandra ClarkOur Town Health

Peninsula is a 155-bed inpatient behavioral health hospital located in Blount County, with outpatient centers in Knox, Blount, Loudon and Sevier counties.
However, Peninsula is more than just buildings. The team …

Factors for flu complications

Jay FitzOur Town Health

These health and age factors that are known to increase a person’s risk of getting serious complications from the flu:

Asthma
Blood disorders (such as sickle cell disease)
Chronic lung disease (such as …