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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 […]

Pandemic Panic

Posted on April 30, 2020

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the question, “How’s your family?” hasn’t been as easy to answer as it once was. While each of us faces challenges and hard times, it’s rare for the entire nation to experience negative stress all at once. Times like these can induce stress, anger, depression and anxiety at home. Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center offers some insight and advice to help keep emotions and mental health intact.

Thank you, Fort Sanders Regional Volunteers!

Posted on April 23, 2020

In honor of this year’s National Heathcare Volunteer Week, April 19-25, we’d like to say a heartfelt thank you to our dedicated Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center volunteers!

Candy Striper Memories

Posted on January 20, 2020

Gathered around scattered photos and newspaper clippings that have yellowed with time, three women take a break from their work at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center to reminisce. When they were teenagers, Leslie Mellon, coordinator of customer service in materials management, and Jan Adam, medical staff coordinator, were junior volunteers at the hospital.

FSRMC in 1920: The Way We Were

Posted on January 3, 2020

It was Feb. 23, 1920 when Fort Sanders Hospital opened for public inspection the doors of its sparkling new 65-bed hospital. In doing so, it claimed the promise of a bright future even as it emerged from some of the greatest global disasters the world has known.