Tennessee's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

When can you get a COVID-19 vaccine?

Jan 04, 2021 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

The Tennessee Department of Health has updated the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and its phased approach to administering COVID-19 vaccines to Tennesseans.... Read More

How United Way's prescription savings partnership produced $6M in savings

Dec 07, 2020 at 12:00 pm by United Way

The local United Way announced that residents of Rutherford and Cannon counties have saved $6 million on their prescription medications, thanks to its partnership with FamilyW.... Read More

Cynthia Thomas named new Mindful Care director

Nov 23, 2020 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

Veteran health educator and nurse Cynthia Thomas has been named Managing Director of Programs at Mindful Care, the only state-licensed adult day services program in Rutherfo.... Read More
Tennessee Nurses Association

Murfreesboro Nurse Elected to Tennessee Nurses Association's Board of Directors

Nov 06, 2020 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

The Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA), which represents the interests of the state's 115,000 registered nurses, announced the election of seven new officers to its Board of D.... Read More

Have you gotten your flu shot?

Nov 02, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Ascension and the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Foundation will host Free Flu Shot Saturday on Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Everyone in the community is invited.... Read More

Baum: MTSU-Meharry partnership will transform rural health care

Sep 15, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire 1

Many in Tennessee state government share the goals of increasing access to health care, helping rural and distressed counties and providing additional funding for education..... Read More

Why you should get your flu shot

Sep 01, 2020 at 09:05 am by Voice Wire

Fall 2020 is the most important time ever to get your flu shot. CDC and infectious disease experts warn this fall may be precarious as both flu and COVID-19 will be circu.... Read More

Charlie Baum: Three Ways to Improve Health Care in Tennessee

Aug 17, 2020 at 02:28 pm by Voice Wire 1

Health care is a matter of great importance to us all. It should come as no surprise to anyone that access and the ever-increasing cost of care are among the greatest challeng.... Read More
Emergency room sign

Why do tax-exempt hospitals bill for charges that aren't owed?

Aug 14, 2020 at 10:00 am by Rob4rctn

In 2018, the global healthcare sector's revenue was $1.853 trillion, an increase of 4.5% on a year-on-year basis. When it comes to healthcare expenditures, the US tops the lis.... Read More
2020 Rutherford County Health Watch

How healthy is Rutherford County?

Feb 25, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

A statistical snapshot of Rutherford County’s overall health, including its areas of strengths and its challenges, is now available from MTSU.   The MTSU&nbs.... Read More