FREE COVID Vaccinations in Murfreesboro on October 25th

Oct 09, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - This month, Murfreesboro will host professionals from across the state for the 2021 TAHPERD Annual Convention. TAHPERD stands for The Tennessee As.... Read More

MTSU, community collaborate Oct. 9 on 1st of new nature-focused arts workshops

Oct 07, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Multiple MTSU departments are collaborating on “Green is the New Blue,” a new nature-focused, monthly com.... Read More

TN Health News: Tennessee Celebrates Child Health Month

Oct 05, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) is recognizing Child Health Month (CHM) throughout the month of October. This annual recognition is a time to celebrate and raise awar.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Physicians Recommend These 5 Things For Prostate Cancer Health

Sep 20, 2021 at 01:02 pm by WGNS

Nearly 250,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men.... Read More

Rutherford Heart Walk set for September 25th led by retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Keith M. Huber

Sep 20, 2021 at 10:08 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. —The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is inviting Rutherford County b.... Read More

Vanderbilt Dept. of Health Policy COVID-19 Report

Aug 19, 2021 at 11:45 am by WGNS

Report from Vanderbilt University: With the emergence of the Delta variant this summer, hospitalizations and serious illness associated with COVID-19 have increased in Tenness.... Read More

UPDATE: Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Continues to Prepare for New Program to Allow for Open Heart Surgeries in Murfreesboro

Aug 11, 2021 at 02:20 pm by WGNS

The organization of a new heart surgery center is underway now in Murfreesboro. If everything continues to go as planned, a finely tuned team of doctors, nurses and surgeons.... Read More

Tennesseans Respond: COVID-19 Vaccinations Up 47% To Start National Immunization Month

Aug 08, 2021 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health is recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month this August. This comes at a time when Tennessee is seeing an increase in the COVID-19.... Read More

Rutherford Heart Walk, led by Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Keith M. Huber, invites participants to reconnect for heart health

Jul 15, 2021 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., July 15, 2021 —The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is inviting.... Read More

The COVID Pandemic has Taken a Mental Toll on Many

Jul 09, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

The impact that COVID-19 has had on the mental well-being of many has been tough, to say the least.“Public health actions, such as social distancing, are necessary to re.... Read More

TN Dept. of Health Launches Emergency Alert Decal for Children With Special Needs

May 26, 2021 at 01:39 pm by WGNS

On Wednesday (05/26/2021), the Tennessee Department of Health launched a new set of resources available for families who have children and youth with special health care.... Read More

Are you eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccination in Tennessee?

Jan 06, 2021 at 05:10 pm by WGNS

Tennessee citizens now have a little help in deciding if they should receive the COVID-19 Vaccine. Governor Bill Lee has released that a new tool on the states we.... Read More

UPDATE: Tennessee Continues COVID-19 Vaccination

Jan 04, 2021 at 06:55 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: Tennessee continues efforts to administer COVID-19 vaccinations as described in the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. Tennessee county health department st.... Read More

TN Dept. of Health Announces Funding Opportunities for Nursing Home Visitation, Communication Aids

Oct 29, 2020 at 03:17 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health encourages Tennessee nursing homes to apply for funding for aids to facilitate in-person visitation in compliance with COVID-19 safety guide.... Read More

Open Enrollment for health insurance STARTS Nov. 1st

Oct 26, 2020 at 08:28 am by WGNS

Open Enrollment for health insurance coverage in 2021 begins on Sunday, November 1, 2020!That means now’s the time to comparison shop and gather more details about plans.... Read More

Child Health Month this October

Oct 23, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health invites all Tennesseans to celebrate Child Health Month this October! This annual event focuses on positively impacting the lives of childre.... Read More

TN Department of Health Updates Reporting Format for COVID-19 Cases

Sep 03, 2020 at 05:08 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health is improving the format for sharing of data on COVID-19 to update how some metrics are calculated and reflect evolving knowledge of the pand.... Read More

NASHVILLE: Large Party equals Arrest due to COVID-19 / Public Health Orders of Large Gatherings

Aug 12, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

Metro Nashville Specialized Investigations Division (SID) detectives swore out arrest warrants charging the two owners of 21 Fern Avenue in Nashville with violating public hea.... Read More

Save lives while staying in - The American Heart Association’s Rutherford Heart Walk goes virtual

Jul 28, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

With the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic keeping more Americans at home, the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and.... Read More

Healthy Tennessee Board Member Dr Mitch Mutter Speaks Out About Recent Attacks on Organization

Jul 24, 2020 at 05:30 am by WGNS

A board member for Healthy Tennessee, a non-profit organization founded By Dr Manny and Maya Sethi, released a statement today saying he’s fed up with vicious attacks on.... Read More