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What is Hepatitis?

Posted on July 28, 2020

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver that leads to liver cell damage. Hepatitis is caused by a variety of things including autoimmune disorders, viruses, drugs and alcohol. Learn about three of the five main types of viral hepatitis.

Don’t Skip Your Mammogram

Posted on July 20, 2020

Screening mammograms are extremely important for breast health. At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, we provide mammography services through the Fort Sanders Breast Center. Learn more about screening mammograms here.

What is the UV Index?

Posted on July 20, 2020

Did you know there’s a way to know how just how cautious you need to be in the sun’s rays? Learn about the National Weather Service’s UV Index.

Summer Safety Tips

Posted on July 2, 2020

Read about some summer water and sun safety tips from Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

COVID-19 Update: Protecting You as We Move Forward

Posted on May 21, 2020

As Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and all Covenant Health facilities resume elective surgeries and services, protecting the health and safety of our patients, visitors, and staff is more important now than ever. We have implemented many protocols during the COVID-19 crisis that we will continue to follow. Read about them here.

Covenant Health Participates in Convalescent Plasma Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Patients

Posted on May 15, 2020

Covenant Health hospitals have joined a nationwide effort to begin treating some COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma transfusions as part of a clinical trial. Convalescent plasma is donated by patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and is being given experimentally to current COVID-19 patients who are experiencing severe or life-threatening symptoms. The “Expanded Access to […]