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Lincoln Health System Updates Policies in Response to COVID-19

March 20, 2020

(Fayetteville, TN, March 20, 2020) – In response to the spread of COVID-19 in the surrounding areas, Lincoln Health System will implement a No-Visitor Protocol beginning on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Lincoln Medical Center (LMC). Beginning at 8:00 pm, Lincoln Medical Center (LMC) will prohibit all visitors with only a few exceptions for very…


Visitor Policy Changes in Response to COVID-19

March 17, 2020

(Fayetteville, TN, March 17, 2020) – In response to the continued spread of COVID-19 in the state of Tennessee, Lincoln Health System will be implementing a restricted visitor policy beginning on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, across the health system as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Number of Visitors will be…


Care Center Takes Action for Resident Health

March 11, 2020

(Fayetteville, TN, March 11, 2020) – Although the COVID-19 health threat to the general public is still considered low by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Lincoln Donalson Care Center (LDCC) administration has announced new precautions designed to limit the COVID-19 exposure risk to their vulnerable residents. The majority of the LDCC population falls into…


LHS Update on Community Health & COVID-19

March 6, 2020

Lincoln Health System is closely monitoring all Coronavirus updates from the Centers from Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help keep our patients, employees, and community safe. The United States has begun to see an increase in a respiratory disease, now named “coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated COVID-19, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus, first detected…


Local Nurse Practitioner Returns to Lincoln Medical Center

March 4, 2020

Lincoln Health System is pleased to announce family nurse practitioner, Lori Mitchell has joined the medical staff at Lincoln Medical Center (LMC). Lori Mitchell, ACNP will serve as a part of the LMC hospitalist team and provide care to patients in the hospital setting. “Lincoln Health System is proud to welcome Lori to our medical…


Holland Named as LHS Employee of the Year

March 3, 2020

Lincoln Health System is pleased to announce that Darren Holland has been named the 2019 Employee of the Year for the health system. Darren has worked at Lincoln Health System since 1997.  He started his career with LHS as a Maintenance Assistant and soon moved to the Materials Management Department where he currently served for…


Baby Boom at Lincoln Medical Center

March 2, 2020

Dr. Theresa Morrison delivered 29 babies in 29 days at Lincoln Medical Center during the month of February. Dr. Morrison is pictured below holding her 29th baby of the month, Serenity Renee Rinehart. Serenity was born at 6:22 am on 2/29/2020, weighing 7 lbs. 11 ounces. Her parents are Amanda Ecklund and Chris Rinehart.


Lincoln Health System Welcomes Urologist

February 28, 2020

Lincoln Health System is pleased to announce urologist, Michael J. Tepedino, MD, FACS has joined Lincoln Medical Group Specialty Associates, a Fayetteville based multi-specialty practice. “The addition of Dr. Tepedino and his urology expertise to our growing list of specialty offerings here at Lincoln Health System will help us better care for our community and…


Lincoln Health System Welcomes Second General Surgeon

February 21, 2020

Lincoln Health System is pleased to announce board-certified general surgeon, J. Dennie Crabtree, Jr, MD, FACS,   has joined Lincoln Medical Group Specialty Associates, a Fayetteville based multi-specialty practice. Dr. Crabtree will bring more than 20 years of general surgery experience to the practice and will offer a wide variety of surgical services including endoscopy, breast…


LHS Foundation Donation Improves Patient Engagement at LDCC

January 16, 2020

Recently, the Lincoln Health System Foundation purchased four geriatric agility chairs for patient use at Lincoln-Donalson Care Center.  The large padded chairs with a wheeled base provide support for those who struggle to sit upright on their own while allowing them to be moved throughout the facility. “For our residents who have difficulty sitting upright…