Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is working to reduce deaths and life-threatening conditions caused by summer heat. With temperatures reaching into the 90s in much of the state, Tennessee residents and visitors are urged to exercise caution and take preventive steps to avoid heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
“While the elderly, children and those with existing health issues are most at risk, extreme heat can affect anyone,” said TDH Commissioner John J. Dreyzehner, MD, MPH. “We want to remind everyone about ways to prevent heat-related illnesses and how to address them if they do occur.” «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, May 27th, Tennessee State Senator Mark Green presented Emergency Medical Services A-Shift with Proclamations from the State of Tennessee, along with state flags that have flown over the Capitol, for their heroism that he recently witnessed on an accident scene.
Clarksville, TN – Reference the Executive Agenda and Special Session item Resolution 42. This resolution concerns the building of city fire rescue and county EMS capabilities in the Industrial Park per the agreement between the state, county, city and Hankook Tire Company.
The state and Industrial Development Board will provide a combined $1.4 million grant to build the facilities. A single land parcel is also provided for this purpose. The county and city will split this money to address these needs. «Read the rest of this article»
American Heart Association’s Lifeline program to be implemented across Tennessee to fight most serious type of Heart Attack
Nashville, TN – Mission: Lifeline, the American Heart Association’s community-based initiative aimed at improving the system of care for heart attack patients, will be implemented across the state of Tennessee.
Every year in the United States, nearly 250,000 people experience ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), the deadliest type of heart attack, in which blood flow is completely blocked to a portion of the heart. Timely treatment is essential: time is muscle and time is lives.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and the Tennessee Department of Transportation on Wednesday, May 7th, broke ground on a first of its kind training facility.
The Tennessee Traffic Incident Management Training Facility will be used to teach best practices for safe, quick clearance of major highway incidents. «Read the rest of this article»
Police indicate they received a call that a possible intoxicated driver was headed south on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard in a white 1997 Chevrolet Camaro. Nushawn Gaskin, was driving from the Olive Garden restaurant, and allegedly, was involved in multiple vehicle crashes. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On Wednesday, December 11th, at 5:07am, the Clarksville Police Department responded to a crash at Rossview Road (SR-237), 100 Feet West of Powell Road.
A 2013 Kia Soul, driven by Kon H. Kenney, was headed west of Rossview Road, and was negotiating a curve to the right. A 2000 Nissan Frontier, driven by Diego A. Bautista, was headed east on Rossview Road. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville Police report on Sunday’s Multiple Vehicle Accident at Wilma Rudolph Boulevard and Center Point Drive
Clarksville, TN – On Sunday, December 9th, 2013 at 6:37pm, the Clarksville Police Department responded to a crash at US-79 (Wilma Rudolph Boulevard) and Center Pointe Drive. All vehicles and witnesses were traveling southbound on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.
Ms. Hoffman (witness) stated she saw an unknown object fall out of the back of a non-contact Vehicle; a 1989 Chevrolet S10, driven by Michael A. Poole. A scrap passenger side front vehicle door was found lying in the southbound Wilma Rudolph right travel lane. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred yesterday, November 15th, 2013 at 6:08pm, in which two individuals did receive a gunshot wounds. Detectives are currently in the middle of the investigation.
One victims was taken to Gateway Medical Center by EMS, and another went to Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, KY on their own. This is all the information available for at this time. Both victims are not seriously injured.
Clarksville, TN – On November 8th, 2013 at 5:01pm, the Clarksville Police Department responded to a crash at Warfield Boulevard (SR-374).
Ashley Seus, 24 years old, the driver of the 2008 Ford Focus, suddenly applied her breaks. Elizabeth Graves, 26 years old, the driver of the 1998 Ford Explorer, who was driving behind Ms. Seus, states that she attempted to swerve to the right to avoid colliding with Ms. Seus, but ended up striking Ms. Seus’ vehicle on the rear passenger side. «Read the rest of this article»
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