Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center cut the ribbon on its newly constructed emergency department on Friday, Feb. 28, at an open house and celebration for community leaders, and hospital and Covenant Health leadership.
Sandra Betts was in the middle of her daily Bible devotions when she heard a loud noise from the bedroom where her husband Rickey was getting dressed. He couldn’t walk or get dressed without falling. The pair came to Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center to figure out what was going on.
In the hospital’s second quarter (1945-1969), Fort Sanders Hospital accepted its first male to the Fort Sanders School of Nursing and began construction to improve facilities. Read more about this time period and other Fort Sanders milestones here.