Medical Marijuana Inches Closer to Reality in the Volunteer State

May 11, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

Before adjourning last week, the Tennessee General Assembly approved legislation creating the Tennessee Medical Cannabis Commission. The commission will serve as a nonpartisan.... Read More

Special Kids Seeks New "Nurse Manager"

Mar 29, 2021 at 10:16 am by WGNS

The Special Kids campus is now looking to fill one of their most critical leadership positions, the non-profit is searching to hire a new "nurse manager" to oversee the n.... Read More

Local Doctor Offices Now Offering COVID Vaccine to those 16 and Older in Rutherford County

Mar 26, 2021 at 01:22 pm by WGNS

As the COVID vaccines become more readily available, locations of where patients can receive the vaccine are also expanding.As heard in previous WGNS newscast, Governor Bill L.... Read More

Most Medical Offices Still Require Face Coverings

Mar 15, 2021 at 06:54 am by WGNS

While the mask mandate has been lifted throughout Rutherford County, many businesses and medical offices continue to ask patrons, clients and guests to continue wearing a face.... Read More

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System expands COVID-19 vaccines to enrolled Veterans of all ages

Mar 12, 2021 at 12:28 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is offering COVID-19 vaccines to enrolled Veterans of all ages starting Friday, March 12.To request a vaccine appointment, enrolled Vete.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Medical Clinic is Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations

Mar 10, 2021 at 11:33 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic is now vaccinating those who are age 16 or older who are at a high risk of contracting COVID-19, which is under the state’s Phase 1c group. T.... Read More

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic is Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations

Mar 03, 2021 at 09:11 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic (MMC) is now providing aid in the solution to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering vaccines to patients and those in the Rutherford County Community.C.... Read More

How robots are fighting COVID-19 at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System

Feb 26, 2021 at 09:09 am by WGNS

Robots are taking over the fight against COVID-19 and the VA medical center in Murfreesboro already has 5 robots, each wrapped in camouflage.The Tennessee Valley Healthca.... Read More

First time in the past 20+ Years for Murfreesboro Medical Clinic to Close for Consecutive Days due to Weather

Feb 18, 2021 at 02:16 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: While Murfreesboro Medical Clinic will reopen on Friday (2/19/2021), this past week has been the longest period of time they have ever shut down - which was a big deci.... Read More

Bald In The Boro - Thank You For 10 Wonderful Years!

Feb 03, 2021 at 05:42 pm by WGNS

In 2011, Bald in the Boro was founded in partnership with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to help fund childhood cancer research through a fun day of head-shaving! Over th.... Read More

New Technology at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, $2.75 Million Investment

Dec 15, 2020 at 09:50 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford has announced the installation of one of its latest technological advancements, the Siemens Artis Q biplane angiography system. The culm.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry works to improve patient access and care

Oct 26, 2020 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The future of health care is consistently one of the top issues facing Tennesseans and America.  Encouraging steps are being made to address access with recent announceme.... Read More

Murfreesboro Native in the U.S. Army Awarded after Rendering Medical Aid to 94 Soldiers in 8 Days during Mass Casualty in Mojave Desert

Oct 09, 2020 at 10:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tennessee native Reed Walker who is enlisted in the U.S. Army, was recently awarded a U.S. Army Achievement Medal during a mass casualty at Fort Irwin in Califor.... Read More

Local VA receives 2020 Healthcare Organization of Distinction Award

Sep 21, 2020 at 11:24 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) received the Huron-Studer Group’s 2020 Healthcare Organization of Distinction award for sustained employee engage.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Partners with Rutherford County to Deliver On-Site, Near-Site Clinic Care

Aug 24, 2020 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - On September 1, Ascension Saint Thomas will officially partner with Rutherford County to provide on-site and near-site clinic services at three sites of.... Read More

General Assembly passes historic Covid-19 legislation in extraordinary session

Aug 18, 2020 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee General Assembly met this week in the 61st Extraordinary Session to pass legislation addressing Covid-19 liability protections, telehealth services, laws governi.... 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

VA nurse receives VA Secretary’s top award

Jul 17, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced Kelly Drumright, MSN, RN, CNL, CCRN-CMC, CSC, as the national winner of the 2020 VA Secretary’s Award for Excellen.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Unveils $82M Expansion Project to Meet Market's Anticipated Growth

Jun 30, 2020 at 02:37 pm by WGNS

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was live-streamed on June 18, 2020, to celebrate completion of Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford's widely anticipated $82M vertical expansion project.... Read More