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Nashville Sounds name Vanderbilt University Medical Center Founding Partner At First Tennessee Park

 

VUMC To Provide All On-Field Sports Medicine & Event Medical Needs For Sounds Through Multi-Year Agreement

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club is excited to announce Vanderbilt University Medical Center as the first of the team’s three founding partners at brand-new First Tennessee Park, which opens next month.

Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, which is part of VUMC’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, will serve as the official sports medicine provider for Sounds players and on-field personnel, and will hold an exclusive presence within the ballpark in terms of hospitals and health care.

1st Base side view of First Tennessee Park

1st Base side view of First Tennessee Park

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Tennessee State Senator Mark Green Recognizes Montgomery County EMS Heroism

 

Montgomery County Emergency Medical Service - EMSMontgomery 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.

Montgomery County EMS recognized for Heroism. Pictured from Left to Right: Matt Sandifer, Caleb Hall, Jennifer Earp, Jessie Ferrell, Stephanie Read, Joe Gluff, Gary Perry and Senator Mark Green.

Montgomery County EMS recognized for Heroism. Pictured from Left to Right: Matt Sandifer, Caleb Hall, Jennifer Earp, Jessie Ferrell, Stephanie Read, Joe Gluff, Gary Perry and Senator Mark Green.

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Clarksville Police Department investigating shooting in front of Kiddieland Day Nursery

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On September 6th, 2012, around 9:24am, Clarksville Police were called to the area in front of Kiddieland Day Nursery located at 207 Chapel Street, for a shooting in progress.

The nursery took immediate action to safeguard the children and employees that were all inside at the time of the shooting and took action to assist the shooting victims.

Officers arrived on scene in 3 minutes and found a 22 year old woman and a 25 year old man that had been shot.

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3 year old child shoots himself in the foot

 

Clarksville Police Department

Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police responded to a frantic 911 call after a three year old child shot himself in the foot.

On July 22nd, around 5:00pm, Police responded to 139 Buttermere Drive in reference to a three year old child that had shot himself in the foot.  When officers arrived, they found the three year old child in the kitchen with his mother who was treating the child’s gunshot wound.

The child’s mother was in the kitchen when she heard the gunshot.  She found the three year old in the living room with a gunshot wound to the foot.  She grabbed the child, took him to the kitchen, applied pressure to the wound, and elevated the foot.   The child was transported to Vanderbilt by Lifeflight with non-life threatening injuries.

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Fort Campbell to host Safety and Health Awareness Events in June

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – In recognition of National Safety Awareness Month, the Fort Campbell Installation Safety Office and Community Health Promotion Office will be conducting a three week Safety and Health Awareness campaign June 4th-21st, 2012. This campaign will culminate with a four hour main event June 21st from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Hammond Heights Community Center.

The main event June 21st, Passport to Safety, will host agencies from Fort Campbell; the local community; Kentucky Land between the Lakes; Meharry Medical College Child Safety Center in Nashville; and Vanderbilt LifeFlight. «Read the rest of this article»

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Single Vehicle Accident on I-24 sends three to hospital

 

The Tennessee Highway Patrol LogoClarksville, TN – Around 2:46pm yesterday afternoon, a 1998 Ford Ranger Pickup was traveling west bound on I-24 near mile marker 1 when it left the road, crashing into a tree. The accident forced the closure of the west bound lanes of the interstate for approximately an hour.

Three occupants were in the vehicle. The driver and one passenger riding in the cab, had to be extricated from the vehicle by emergency responders. They were then transported by the Vanderbilt Lifeflight and Air Evac Lifeteam helicopters to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. The third passenger was a 13 year old boy who was riding in the bed of the pickup, and was ejected upon impact. After initial treatment on scene, the he was also transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center by ambulance.

Emergency Responders working a single vehicle accident on I-24 (Jim Knoll)

Emergency Responders working a single vehicle accident on I-24 (Jim Knoll)

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Montgomery county EMS awarded Star of Life Award

 

Nashville, TN—In 2009, ambulance services in Tennessee responded to over one million 911 calls. The second annual EMS Star of Life Awards Dinner & Ceremony will honor the dedication of those who provide day-to-day lifesaving services on the medical “front line” in Tennessee. The ceremony will present actual patient scenarios and reunite the EMS caregivers with the individuals they treated from the eight EMS regions across the state.

One of many survivors attending the EMS Star of Life is three-year-old William Underwood from Memphis who was saved by the volunteer medical personnel at Bellevue Baptist Church after falling and crushing his trachea. He was then transferred to LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center by Memphis Fire where he underwent immediate surgery. «Read the rest of this article»

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