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 […]

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Welcome Michael Magee, MD

Posted on May 12, 2020

Michael Magee, MD “We specialize in hope!“ Board Certification:  Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship:  Oncology Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York City, NY Hematology Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Residency:  Internal Medicine Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN Medical School:  University of Tennessee Location: Thompson Oncology Group – Blount 220 BMH Cancer Center, Maryville, TN 37804 (865) 977-1065 […]

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Covenant Health Continues Mask Donation Campaign

Posted on May 6, 2020

Covenant Health is currently conducting a community-wide mask donation campaign to collect 10,000 masks for use at the health system’s 10 East Tennessee hospitals and other clinic locations. While people may be hesitant to seek treatment at a hospital or medical office because of concerns about COVID-19, medical care should not be delayed or avoided. […]

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When Should I Go to the Emergency Room?

Posted on April 21, 2020

Emergencies can happen at any time. That’s when you can count on the emergency departments of Covenant Health. We’re here for you 24/7/365. If you experience symptoms of stroke, heart attack, serious injury or other life-altering medical conditions, the hospital emergency department is the safest place to be.  No one should delay emergency medical care because […]

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COVID-19 Testing Events April 18-19

Posted on April 17, 2020

The Tennessee Department of Health in conjunction with the Tennessee National Guard is hosting drive-through COVID-19 testing events on April 18-19. Testing is provided at no cost to participants, who can remain in their care throughout the testing process. There are no residency requirements to be tested, and participants do not have to be symptomatic […]

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Meet Helen, The Interactive COVID-19 Chat Assistant

Posted on April 8, 2020

Chat Assistant “Helen” Helps Schedule Virtual Telehealth Medical Appointments Covenant Health has launched “Helen,” a new interactive chat assistant to help people navigate COVID-19 medical care without having to leave home. Helen guides users through a symptom checker and advises on next steps for care. Helen connects users with nurses who can answer specific care […]

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Remote Telephone, Telemedicine, and Patient Portal Messaging Available During COVID-19

Posted on March 30, 2020

To ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff from the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), whenever possible, we’re recommending telephone, telemedicine (FaceTime and and direct messaging with your Covenant Medical Group providers via MyCovenantHealth. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about these types of visits: How are telephone and telemedicine […]

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Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon sets new date for 2020 races

Posted on March 26, 2020

New Dates: Nov. 14-15, 2020 Covenant Kids Run – 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14. Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, half-marathon and relay events – 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 15. Covenant Health 5K race – 7:45 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 15. The 16th annual Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon events have been rescheduled to Nov. 14 […]

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