Topic: Jimmie Edwards
Clarksville, 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.
Montgomery 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, 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.
Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP)
Montgomery 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).
Clarksville, 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, 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.
Montgomery 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.
Montgomery 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.
Montgomery 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, 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.
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