Health

“MEETING OF THE MINDS” DEMENTIA CARE CONFERENCE HOSTED BY...
The Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County will be hosting the dementia care conference, “Meeting of the Minds” this Friday, April 27 from 8:30am to 4:30pm at the Rose Garden...
East Texas Hospitals Practice Mass Movement of Patients Across the...
Wednesday, April 18, all across East Texas, hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and coordinating agencies will be working together to practice the triage and transfer of...
Medicare can Help You find the Right Health Care Providers
How many times do we rely on the Internet to answer life’s little questions, such as which movies to see or where to go for dinner? So, why not use it to help settle some...
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Handlers Class
Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program is now being offered here at the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex 165 East 6th St. #104, Rusk....
“Spring Into Good Health” March 24 at UT Health North Tyler Clinic
“Spring into Good Health,” an annual family event that includes health screenings and education, is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the parking...
Upcoming Blood Drive
Cherokee County Electric Cooperative is hosting a blood drive Thursday, March 15, from 7 - 11 a.m., at their community room. For more information or to schedule an...
UT Health East Texas Appoints Board Members
UT Health East Texas announced on March 1, the appointment of eight of the 10 members of the board of directors that will govern the newly formed 10-hospital health...
From the left David T. Vandewater, president and CEO of Ardent Health Services; Kirk Calhoun, M.D., F.A.C.P., president of UT Health North Campus Tyler (formerly UT Health Northeast), and chairman of the UT Health East Texas health system 10-person board of directors; and Moody Chisholm, president and CEO of UT Health East Texas; pose for a photo at a news conference in Tyler on March 1. Ardent Health Services and The University of Texas System Finalize...
Ardent Health Services (Ardent) and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UT Health Northeast) have completed the purchase of...


What every Caregiver should Know about Medicare
The phone call can come at any hour. Your elderly parent has fallen ill and needs your help. If you haven’t gotten the call yet, chances are you will. About 70 percent of...
Meals on Wheels Feb. 28 - March 6
Wednesday: Chili with tomatoes, ranch style beans, crackers, lemon white chocolate cookie, milk Thursday: Salmon croquette, lima beans, spiced peaches, wheat bread,...
Ardent Health Services and The University of Texas System announce...
Ardent Health Services and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UT Health Northeast) announced on Feb. 16, the newly formed 10-hospital health system...
Meals on Wheels Feb. 21 - 27
Wednesday: Oven fried chicken, sour cream mashed potatoes, broccoli with cheese, dinner roll, banana, milk Thursday: Tuna casserole, stewed tomatoes, fried cabbage,...
Grieving with Hope
The River of Life Christian Center in Rusk began holding Grieving with Hope meetings at 6 p.m.,Tuesday, Feb. 20. The meetings will take place on the third Tuesday of each...
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension announces Food Handlers Class
Texas Department of State Health Services accredited food handlers program is now being offered here at the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex 165 East 6th St. #104, Rusk....
ETMC president Ellis to retire after 50 years
As Elmer G. Ellis, president/CEO of the East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System (ETMC), looks toward retirement on Feb. 28, he also...