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The Fourth 25 Years: 1995-2020

Posted on April 16, 2020

In the hospital’s fourth quarter (1970-1994), we helped form Covenant Health and had even more firsts, including the first telestroke robot in the region. We also opened our Center for Advanced Medicine and new Emergency Department with plans to expand our facilities further. Read more about these achievements here.


A Window to a (Socially Distant) Welcome

Posted on April 9, 2020

When expectant parents Jacob and Jessica Sims were told that visitors weren’t allowed in Labor and Delivery at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, they were devastated. The COVID-19 pandemic forced limits on who could be inside the hospital. 


Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Dietitians Reflect on National Nutrition Month

Posted on April 1, 2020

In honor of National Nutrition Month, we sat down with three of our Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center registered dietitians Kristen Clay, Rachel Ignomirello and Kerri Shingleton to discuss nutrition.


Fort Sanders Regional COVID-19 Information

Posted on April 1, 2020

Questions about COVID-19? We’ve compiled some important COID-19 information for Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.


Visitation Policies: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted on March 18, 2020

You may have seen in the news that some skilled nursing facilities may relax their visitation policies. Our number one priority at our Transitional Care Unit is the health and safety of our residents, who remain at high risk for COVID-19. For now, our visitation policy of allowing only visitors essential for end-of-life care will […]


The Third 25 Years: 1970-1994

Posted on March 12, 2020

In the hospital’s third quarter (1970-1994), Fort Sanders Hospital had a lot of firsts–the first new CT scanner, hospice program, breast center and comprehensive cancer center in our area. Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center also opened in this quarter. Read more about these achievements and milestones here.