Fraud Alert about Coronavirus (COVID-19) Targeting Those on Medicare and Medicaid

Posted on March 25, 2020

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is alerting the public about fraud schemes related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Scammers are offering COVID-19 tests to Medicare beneficiaries in exchange for personal details, including Medicare information. However, the services are unapproved and illegitimate. Fraudsters are targeting beneficiaries in a number […]

Read more

Outdoor Activity Recommended for Trying Times

Posted on March 23, 2020

From Missy Kane, Fitness Expert As East Tennesseans are being encouraged to stay away from public places, Covenant Health community fitness expert Missy Kane is encouraging families to explore the great outdoors. “For me, it’s just wonderful to get out and see nature, and to enjoy all the beauty we have in East Tennessee,” Kane says. […]

Read more

World Health Organization Warns of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Phishing Attacks

Posted on March 13, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) warns of ongoing coronavirus-themed phishing attacks that impersonate the organization with the end goal of stealing information and delivering malware. The phishing messages are often camouflaged to appear as being sent by WHO officials and ask the targets to share sensitive information like username and passwords, redirect them to a […]

Read more

Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon Postponed

Posted on March 13, 2020

In keeping with our shared missions to promote healthy communities, Covenant Health and the Knoxville Track Club have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon.

Read more

When and How to Wash Your Hands

Posted on March 11, 2020

Washing Your Hands Could Save Your Health! Whether you are concerned about flu, coronavirus or other types of illness, washing your hands is often recommended as the first step for prevention. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. When should you wash your hands? Before eating […]

Read more

Exclusive Partnership with Dollywood

Posted on March 10, 2020

I am very pleased to announce that Dollywood, the world-renowned Smoky Mountain entertainment park that provides family entertainment, fun-filled rides and much more, has named Covenant Health as its Official Health System Partner. This partnership is built on our organizations’ shared commitments to excellence, outstanding guest services and experiences, and improving the quality of life […]

Read more

Dr. Mandy Halford Named to 2020 Class of Nashville Health Care Council Fellows

Posted on March 3, 2020

Covenant Health congratulates Mandy Grubb Halford, MD, vice president and chief medical informatics officer, who has been selected as a member of the 2020 class of the Nashville Health Care Council Fellows. The program’s co-directors, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader William H. Frist, M.D., and health care management and economics expert Larry Van Horn, Ph.D., […]

Read more

Storms Cause Periodic Disruption to Phone Service at Covenant Health

Posted on March 3, 2020

(Updated March 5) The storms from earlier this week in Nashville continue to periodically affect telephone service across Covenant Health. These temporary disruptions do not affect patient safety and care, and our telecommunications team continues to monitor service, working to restore any interruptions to full service as soon as possible. If you experience difficulty calling […]

Read more