Patients and families of patients at Fort Loudoun Medical Center and other regional Covenant Health facilities are now experiencing “unwanted changes” in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 has pushed churches all over Loudon County to shut their doors to the public, but many leaders are doing what they can to keep the spirit alive in their congregations in a time where face-to-face interactions are limited.
The Tennessee Department of Health east regional office has launched an informational line for residents and health care providers to call with questions or concerns about COVID-19.
Physicians and other health officials are encouraging women in Loudon County to take preventative measures in the fight against breast cancer with the help of 3D technology.
Whether through the Loudon County Health Improvement Council, Loudon County Health Department or Coordinated School Health programs, residents are being given the message that maintaining a good well-being is a must.
Studies collected over the last year by local officials and the Loudon County Health Department show Loudon County now ranks in the top 25 of the healthiest counties in Tennessee.
The Tellico Village Wellness Center will temporarily shut its doors beginning Thursday for renovations and routine maintenance work. The center will close at 3 p.m. Thursday and reopen at 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27.
With about 100 recent cases of hepatitis A in the state and outbreaks in Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia, the Tennessee Department of Health is hoping to slow the spread of the disease.
Although the Affordable Care Act open enrollment deadline is Dec. 15 for those looking to be covered come Jan. 1, local agents say some are still choosing to forgo insurance coverage and take the tax hit.
Community leaders met recently at Fort Loudoun Medical Center for a community health forum held every three years to discuss the most important issues facing Loudon County.
With booths lined throughout the Fort Loudoun Middle School hallways, 16 vendors recently raised awareness on healthy lifestyles for children and adults.