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Tanner Reintroduces Visitor Policy to Protect Patients, Community From Flu
December 28, 2018
With flu activity in Georgia and Alabama reaching widespread levels, Tanner Health System has put back in place its visitor policy to help curtail the spread of the virus in the region while also protecting its patients. The health system is asking for anyone who is not an immediate family member or significant other of a patient — as well as anyone who is 13 or younger or who has flu-like symptoms — to refrain from visiting patients at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica, Higgins General Hospital in Bremen, Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama in Wedowee and the inpatient behavioral health facility at Willowbrooke at Tanner in Villa Rica. The measures, originally introduced during the 2017-2018 flu season, are intended to protect patients ...
Get a Fresh Start: Tanner Offers Free Tobacco Cessation Classes
January 10, 2019
With the new year, hundreds throughout west Georgia will resolve to quit tobacco. Quitting tobacco will not only help cut your risk for diseases caused by smoking, dipping or chewing, it can leave you feeling healthier and stronger. Most ...
Alisha Goodrum, MD, Joins Tanner Primary Care at Mirror Lake
December 17, 2018
Whether seeking care for a lingering cough or looking for a partner to help you effectively manage your blood pressure, having access to a reliable primary care provider can be invaluable for one’s health. Now, more access to essential ...
Rheumatologist Angela Pham, MD, Establishes Tanner Rheumatology Specialists
December 14, 2018
Carrollton rheumatology specialist Angela Pham, MD, has established Tanner Rheumatology Specialists, a part of Tanner Medical Group, where she continues to serve on the medical staff of Tanner Health System. Dr. Pham is board-certified in ...
A Community Recipe for Support: Tanner Hospice Food Sale Raises More than $14,000
December 12, 2018
With outstanding support from the community, Tanner Hospice Care’s 27th Annual Holiday Food Sale raised $14,263 to the care of the terminally ill throughout west Georgia. This represented an increase of more than $3,000 from the year before ...
Students Get Hands-on Lesson With Kids ‘N the Kitchen
December 06, 2018
Learning is always fun when it’s interactive, and it’s even better when you get to make something new and delicious. That’s what Brittney Daily, a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teacher at Bowdon ...
Open for Care: New Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica Emergency Department Now Serving Patients
December 05, 2018
Even what little wind there was cut through the coats of the Tanner Health System staff members and contractors working in freezing temps during the predawn hours Wednesday to pull the covers off the signage for the new emergency department at ...