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Clarksville City Council unanimously endorse Montgomery County Mayor’s decree to wear Face Masks

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville City Council members quickly voted Tuesday in a special called meeting to endorse Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett’s executive order that requires all employees of businesses open to the public in Clarksville-Montgomery County to wear face masks.

The Council vote was 11 yes, with two members absent.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett Signs Emergency Order #9 for Mandatory Wearing of Face Masks

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, signed Executive Emergency Order #9 today, Monday, July 6th, 2020 to require the wearing of face masks by all employees of businesses open to the public in Montgomery County.

On Friday evening, July 3rd, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued Executive Order #54 giving authority to county mayors to issue COVID-19 Coronavirus face mask requirements. Montgomery County is one of 89 counties in the State of Tennessee that was given this authority.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Healthcare Community Continues Planning for Coronavirus

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government Emergency Services Director Jimmie Edwards, initiated the first collaborative medical community conference call this morning to share information and discuss what is needed in our local healthcare community.

Included in the call were representatives from Tennova Healthcare of Clarksville, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Montgomery County Health Department, Premier Medical Group, various walk-in and urgent care clinics, Austin Peay State University and Clarksville-Montgomery County School System.

Montgomery County Emergency Services Director Coordinates with Healthcare Community.

Montgomery County Emergency Services Director Coordinates with Healthcare Community.

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James Corlew Chevrolet becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP)

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – James Corlew Chevrolet was honored with a green ribbon cutting on Friday, November 9th, 2018 as the newest member of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP).

The ceremony was attended by Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Montgomery County Chief of Staff Jeff Truitt, Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services Director Jimmie Edwards, Melinda Shepard of the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce, CMCGP Manager Carlye Sommers, CMCGCP Steering Committee members Bill Harpel (City of Clarksville), Rose Melton (Altra Federal Credit Union), and Doug Jones (Montgomery County).

(L to R) Jeff Truitt, Carlye Sommers, Melinda Shepard, Mary Harris, James Corlew Jr., Jimmie Edwards, Mayor Jim Durrett, Derek Comperry, Doug Jones, James Corlew, Patty Webb, Bill Harpel, Linda Kramer, LW Harris, Jacob Craft, Linda Campbell, Alan Linboom, James Pucci, Jackie Kelcy, Quar Webb, Jarren Miller, Jamorris Fluker, Chris Moune, Christine Arms, Scott Irwin, Colin Hayes, Adam Stevenson, Bill Feckley, Jamie Anthony, Rose Melton, Tony Grayer.

(L to R) Jeff Truitt, Carlye Sommers, Melinda Shepard, Mary Harris, James Corlew Jr., Jimmie Edwards, Mayor Jim Durrett, Derek Comperry, Doug Jones, James Corlew, Patty Webb, Bill Harpel, Linda Kramer, LW Harris, Jacob Craft, Linda Campbell, Alan Linboom, James Pucci, Jackie Kelcy, Quar Webb, Jarren Miller, Jamorris Fluker, Chris Moune, Christine Arms, Scott Irwin, Colin Hayes, Adam Stevenson, Bill Feckley, Jamie Anthony, Rose Melton, Tony Grayer.

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Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett presents Lifesaver Award to Seven First Responders

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Seven local first responders were presented the Lifesaver Award by Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett during the December formal commission meeting for saving the life of a 4-week-old baby.

Emergency Medical Services Chief Jimmie Edwards recounted the events of November 3rd, 2017 when Jason and Allison Fenske called 911 after their infant girl Charlie stopped breathing.

According to doctors, Charlie suffered from pediatric ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. There are only five known documented cases where infants have survived this condition.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Randy Paddock receives the Lifesaver Award from Mayor Jim Durrett.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Randy Paddock receives the Lifesaver Award from Mayor Jim Durrett.

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Montgomery County Emergency Medical Service workers head to Florida

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Two Montgomery County Emergency Medical Service (EMS) team members; Critical Care Paramedic Jeremy Clark and Paramedic Rita Cain headed to Tallahassee, FL this morning to provide medical support in the expected aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

The Montgomery County Team mobilized with other assets from the region. Each team member who is a part of this effort has received special strike team training and education to be qualified for membership.

(L to R) Paramedic Rita Cain and Critical Care Paramedic Jeremy Clark and Paramedic Rita Cain are headed to Tallahassee, FL.

(L to R) Paramedic Rita Cain and Critical Care Paramedic Jeremy Clark and Paramedic Rita Cain are headed to Tallahassee, FL.

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Montgomery County Government signs deal with Tennova Healthcare for future EMS site

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent with Tennova Healthcare for a land donation of 3.17 acres. The land, located at the southwest corner of the Tennova Healthcare Clarksville Campus, will be used by the county for the site of an Emergency Medical Services facility.

Following over a year of discussions, both parties are pleased to take the initial steps toward bringing a new EMS facility to the hospital area.

New Emergency Medical Services facility to be built next to Tennova Healthcare.

New Emergency Medical Services facility to be built next to Tennova Healthcare.

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Montgomery County Emergency Service Personal head to East Tennessee to assist in Wildfires

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS) and Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service have answered the call for assistance for the wildfires in East Tennessee.

Currently five MCEMS personnel and 14 volunteer fire personnel are in route to the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area to provide assistance to the emergency personnel already on the scene.

Five MCEMS personnel and 14 volunteer fire personnel get ready to head to East Tennessee.

Five MCEMS personnel and 14 volunteer fire personnel get ready to head to East Tennessee.

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Four Montgomery County Parks have Automated External Defibrillators available

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Parks and Recreation Department and Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS) have joined forces to provide life saving equipment and training for four of the county parks.

The Parks and Recreation staff spent Thursday morning being trained by MCEMS Assistant Chief Bill Webb on how to properly use Automated External Defibrillators (AED) that will soon be installed in Woodlawn Park, Civitan Park, RichEllen Park and South Guthrie Community Center.

Montgomery County Parks and Recreation staff gets training by MCEMS Assistant Chief Bill Webb on how to use Automated External Defibrillators.

Montgomery County Parks and Recreation staff gets training by MCEMS Assistant Chief Bill Webb on how to use Automated External Defibrillators.

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Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services to offer Internship Program for Soldiers

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS) is pleased to announce an intern program for 68-W soldiers (medically trained) transitioning out of the military.

This program will provide hands on experience in the public sector for those soldiers wishing to continue working in the medical field outside the military.

Intern program for 68-W soldiers (medically trained) transitioning out of the military to be offered by Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS).

Intern program for 68-W soldiers (medically trained) transitioning out of the military to be offered by Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS).

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