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November 14, 2017
It was a bittersweet day in the town of Wedowee — and certainly, the sweetness prevailed. At 7 a.m. CT on Tuesday, Nov. 14, the lights came up and the covers were pulled from the bright red “EMERGENCY” signs at Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama while just more than a mile away, staff at Wedowee Hospital waited for test results and prepared to transfer the hospital’s last couple of patients. By mid-morning, the call went out on the emergency services radio: “Last call for Wedowee Hospital. For 64 years, they have served this area with professional care and selfless compassion. Their dedication to family and community can never be forgotten. Wedowee Hospital has now answered their last call.” In the minutes before the first patient arrived on ...
Wedowee Hospital Recognized Nationally for Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation
November 22, 2017
Wedowee Hospital is among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and ...
Tabernacle Baptist Church Wins Get Healthy, Live Well Tailgate Cook-Off
November 21, 2017
Tabernacle Baptist Church proved that healthy and delicious tailgating foods do exist by taking home the top prize at the Get Healthy, Live Well Tailgate Cook-Off at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton.  The church’s ...
Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama to Open Nov. 14
November 09, 2017
The region’s newest healthcare facility will open its doors to patients at 7 a.m. CT on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Wedowee Hospital to cease operations at same time. Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama has received its license from the state and ...
Mrs. Barbara Tanner Honored at Tanner Medical Foundation Lunch
November 09, 2017
Tanner Medical Foundation honored Barbara Tanner with the 2017 Spirit of Giving Award at its ninth annual Donor Appreciation Luncheon on Nov. 1. Honorees have demonstrated commitment to the mission of helping the community, while leading by ...
Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama Undergoes State Inspection
November 08, 2017
Randolph County’s new hospital welcomed a unique group of “trick-or-treaters” on Halloween morning as surveyors from the Alabama Bureau of Health Provider Standards arrived to tour Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama and appraise ...
Tanner Encourages Tobacco-free Living During the Great American Smokeout
November 07, 2017
Tanner Health System’s Get Healthy, Live Well is encouraging tobacco-users to commit or recommit to healthy, tobacco-free lives by participating in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout on Nov. 16.  “The most ...