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UV Light Technology Keeps Ambulances Safe

January 25, 2021

LMC Ambulance service is using the technology of UV lights to keep their ambulances safe and clean during the COVID-19 pandemic. The UV lights are used in addition to their already strict cleaning protocols and adds an extra layer of protection against COVID-19 and flu viruses. The UV sanitation lights were added to each front…

Fayetteville Welcomes the First Baby of 2021

January 4, 2021

It’s a Girl!  Layla Jade Patterson became the first baby born in Lincoln County in 2021 when she arrived at 4:58 am on January 2, 2021. Layla is the first child for parents Savanna and Joseph Patterson.  At birth, Layla weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was delivered by Dr. Theresa Morrison of Stonebridge Medical…

Lincoln Medical Center Welcomes new Hospitalist

December 30, 2020

Lincoln Health System is pleased to announce the expansion of the Lincoln Medical Center Hospitalist program with the addition of Idowu Uzzi, MD. Dr. Uzzi is a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician who specializes in providing hospitalist care.  A hospitalist is a provider who cares for patients while they are in the hospital whether in…

LMC Returns to No Visitor Protocol as COVID Cases Rise

December 29, 2020

In response to the prevalence of COVID-19 cases in the area and high hospital volumes, Lincoln Health System will be re-implementing their NO-VISITOR protocol beginning on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, across the health system. Visitation is Restricted Beginning Tuesday, visitors will not be permitted to accompany patients at Lincoln Medical Center (LMC).  Exceptions to this…

COVID-19 Vaccine on the Way to LMC

December 22, 2020

Lincoln Health System anticipates its first shipment of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine today with vaccinations beginning as early as tomorrow.  Following the guidance from the state of Tennessee and federal authorities, LHS is carefully prioritizing the first doses received. Distribution of the vaccine will be determined by following the guidelines outlined by the Tennessee Department…

New Urologist Seeing Patients in Fayetteville

December 9, 2020

Lincoln Health System is pleased to announce John Coursey, MD will be joining the medical staff at Lincoln Medical Center and will begin treating patients in Fayetteville in December. Dr. Coursey is a board-certified urologist with more than 20 years of experience.  He is a native of Nashville.  He is a graduate of West Point…

New administrator Named at Donalson Care Center

September 1, 2020

Lincoln Health System (LHS) recently announced Jack B. Grove has been named as the administrator for Donalson Care Center, the health system’s 168-bed long-term care and short-stay rehabilitation center.   Grove took over the leadership position on August 24th and brings more than 10 years of long-term care experience in various capacities to the role. …

Lincoln Health System Revises Visitor Policy in Response to Climbing COVID-19 Numbers

July 10, 2020

In response to the continuing rise of COVID-19 cases in the state of Tennessee, Lincoln Health System (LHS) will be revising the restricted visitor policy for Lincoln Medical Center. These guidelines will be effective on Monday, July 13, 2020. LHS Visitor Expectations Each facility within Lincoln Health System will continue entrance screening protocols to ensure…

Dr. Cox, Cardiologist Joins LMG Specialty Associates

June 12, 2020

Lincoln Health System is pleased to announce William R. Cox, M.D. FACC has joined Lincoln Medical Group Specialty Associates, a Fayetteville based multi-specialty practice, and expand cardiology coverage for Lincoln Health System. “The addition of Dr. Cox and his cardiology expertise to our specialty clinic will allow Lincoln County residents the ability to receive specialty…

Lincoln Medical Center Resumes Elective Surgeries

April 30, 2020

Lincoln Health System (LHS) announced today that elective surgery procedures will resume beginning Monday, May 4, 2020, at Lincoln Medical Center. Elective procedures have been suspended at the facility since March in response to Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order. This order stopped all non-emergent surgeries in an effort to conserve the nation’s supply of Personal…

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