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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its website concerning the spread of the coronavirus, stating that it "does not spread easily" by touching contaminated surfaces. However, its safety guidelines remain on the cautious side, continuing to recommend frequent sanit…
Williamson Medical Group Surgical Services has opened a new facility on the Williamson Medical Center campus and released a video tour of the new clinic, including interviews from general surgeons welcoming and encouraging patients to schedule needed procedures.
Five local Rotary Clubs across Williamson County honored the many front line health care staff at Williamson Medical Center on Wednesday with a meal and an honorary procession to salute them.
At the Bone and Joint Institute, our doctors and staff are preparing to resume elective surgeries as our community lifts safer-at-home policies established during the COVID-19 outbreak. As our entire team works to navigate this transition, we uphold that the health and safety of our patients…
In acknowledgement of National Hospital Week from May 10-16, Williamson Medical Center is sharing a video honoring their own healthcare heroes and showcasing the strength of a community that has come together in support and perseverance throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mental health has been a major focus during the coronavirus pandemic, as many are isolated from their normal social circles and under stress from health issues, economic strain and more.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The names and addresses of Tennesseans who have tested positive for COVID-19 are being provided to first responders, law enforcement and paramedics under a state agreement deemed necessary to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Williamson Medical Group physicians are responding to a concerning decrease in the number of patient appointments with a campaign cautioning patients delaying routine medical care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Tennessee Department of Health will offer 18 drive-thru events across the state this weekend to make COVID-19 testing available to Tennesseans who are concerned about their health or the health of their family members.
Ascension Saint Thomas is collecting convalescent plasma from those who have recovered from COVID-19 as part of an investigational treatment for very sick hospitalized patients currently battling the virus, in an Expanded Access Research Program (EAP), via a partnership of the FDA, Mayo Clin…
If you or your parents have considered a move into a retirement community, the onset of COVID-19 may have put a pause to your planning. But in fact, the novel coronavirus may be just the nudge you need to turn consideration into action.
UPDATE: Due to increased community turnout, the Williamson County Health Department announced the relocation of COVID-19 testing to the Williamson County Agricultural Center, located at 4215 Long Lane in Franklin. Hours begin Monday from noon-3 p.m., and Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Blood Assurance, the sole provider of blood products for Williamson Medical Center, is activating a call for blood plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 patients.
Thirty-six Tennessee Department of Health COVID-19 assessment sites across the state will be open from 9 a.m. to noon local time on Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11.
While many are searching for ways to cope with anxiety during this time of uncertainty, Williamson, Inc. shifted its First Friday event from its usual business and leadership topics to provide stress management advice with a panel from the Refuge Center for Counseling.
Increasingly, more people are working from home to stay productive while practicing social distancing. However, some common practices that result from turning your home into an office could be causing pain, especially in the neck, back, hips, legs and hands.
Williamson Medical Center on Tuesday issued an updated statement regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, and announced over 200 employees will be placed on furlough leave April 1.
Amidst a shortage of personal protective equipment for medical workers across the nation, a Brentwood-based home goods retail chain discovered a large store of N95 respirators and decided to pass them off to those who need them the most.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. deaths from the coronavirus pandemic have topped 1,000, in another grim milestone for a global outbreak that is taking lives and wreaking havoc on economies and established routines of ordinary life.
Looking for a reason to get out of the house and do something positive for the community during this time of social isolation? The U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams suggests donating blood. One donation of blood can save up to three lives, he said and blood centers are taking extra precautio…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on an unprecedented $2 trillion emergency bill to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.