Arts at Erlanger now accepting submissions for “The Golden Hour” Call-out

The Arts at Erlanger Committee is now accepting submissions for the upcoming “The Golden Hour” gallery show. Visual artists may submit pieces of any medium that can be hung on a wall including painting, drawing, printing, sculpture, mixed media, textiles, and photography inspired by this magic hour of light. The golden hour is the first … Continue reading Arts at Erlanger now accepting submissions for “The Golden Hour” Call-out

Erlanger East Hospital offers new STEMI program for chest pain patients

Erlanger East Hospital is now recognized as a 24/7 STEMI receiving facility providing around-the-clock treatment for patients experiencing chest pain and other cardiology events.  Services include Interventional/Non-Intervention Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Emergency Department, and Intensive Care Unit.  ST-Elevated Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), or heart attack, is a time-dependent, life-threatening condition requiring rapid recognition, diagnosis and treatment. … Continue reading Erlanger East Hospital offers new STEMI program for chest pain patients

Erlanger launches risk assessment survey for hereditary cancers

Erlanger Health System’s Center for Breast Health is now offering an online risk assessment tool for mammogram and breast imaging patients. The assessment aims to help determine if a woman may be at higher risk for certain types of cancers due to hereditary risk factors. When patients come in for their appointments, they will be … Continue reading Erlanger launches risk assessment survey for hereditary cancers

Erlanger treats 12 patients for firework related injuries over Fourth of July weekend

Erlanger Health System Emergency Departments treated 12 patients with injuries related to Fourth of July activities. These patients were treated between July 3 and July 5. Most of the injuries include burns and abrasions to hands as well as eye related injuries. Firework injuries by year: 2020 – 8 adults and 4 children2019 – 6 … Continue reading Erlanger treats 12 patients for firework related injuries over Fourth of July weekend

Erlanger revises limited visitation policies

Erlanger Health System officials announced today all Erlanger facilities have revised their visitation polices to not only provide more visitation opportunities for patients but to also continue to protect the health and safety of patients, staff and visitors. Each Erlanger department and hospital is unique in terms of those served and the severity of illness … Continue reading Erlanger revises limited visitation policies

Erlanger’s first virtual “Believe Bash” nets $275,000 due to overwhelming community support

Erlanger’s superhero-themed Believe Bash took an unexpected twist when quarantining and social distancing mandates derailed plans for large social gatherings earlier this year.  However, participants fully embraced the revised virtual version of Erlanger’s annual black-tie event, which ended up netting Erlanger $275,000 in proceeds. When Children’s Hospital super-hero “warriors” gathered for an epic meeting to … Continue reading Erlanger’s first virtual “Believe Bash” nets $275,000 due to overwhelming community support

Erlanger Express Care earns accreditation from the Urgent Care Association

Erlanger Express Care has achieved accreditation through the Urgent Care Association (UCA), which is the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers.  Only 13% of urgent care clinics in the United States have met this standard with just 16 clinics in the state of Tennessee achieving this accreditation.  Erlanger Express Care is the only walk-in urgent … Continue reading Erlanger Express Care earns accreditation from the Urgent Care Association

Erlanger’s Community Health Centers now offering free COVID-19 testing

Officials from Erlanger Health System’s three community health centers are pleased to announce the centers have been awarded additional federal grant funding that will expand COVID-19 testing services in our community. Premiere Community Health Center, Dodson Avenue Community Health Center and Southside Community Health Center will all offer free COVID-19 testing beginning Monday, May 18, … Continue reading Erlanger’s Community Health Centers now offering free COVID-19 testing

Erlanger requests Health Heroes submissions for May recognitions

In honor of National Hospital Week (May 10-16), Nurses Week (May 6-12), and Trauma Awareness Month in May, Erlanger Health System is asking for the community’s assistance in recognizing their healthcare workers and support staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. Erlanger’s Health Heroes have played a significant role throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and tornado recovery efforts.  … Continue reading Erlanger requests Health Heroes submissions for May recognitions

A message from Minnie Churchill to her Erlanger family

TO THE TRULY AMAZING 7,000 WONDERFUL FAMILY AT ERLANGER In 1889 my Great-Grandfather, Baron Frederick d’Erlanger, shocked that there was no hospital in Chattanooga, put up the “seed” money to build one in the town. The town leaders were so grateful that they wished it to be named after his wife, the very “feisty” Baroness … Continue reading A message from Minnie Churchill to her Erlanger family