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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…

Lincoln Health System Names New CEO

April 22, 2020

Lincoln Health System (LHS), a county-owned, non-profit health care system, announces Darrell Blaylock will become the health system’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective June 1, 2020. Blaylock brings over 30 years of health care management experience to the system, which includes leading hospitals in Florida, Illinois, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. Currently, Blaylock serves as CEO…

New OB/GYN Joins Lincoln Medical Group

April 7, 2020

Lincoln Health System officials are excited to announce the re-opening of Lincoln Medical Group’s Women’s Center with Michael Nobles, MD, obstetrician-gynecologist, as the practice’s physician.  Dr. Michael Nobles will join the Fayetteville-based physician practice group from Winchester, Tennessee. “We are proud to be adding another talented physician to our county and health system,” said Russ…

Health History Forms Aide Emergency Health Care Workers

April 3, 2020

New visitor restriction protocols due to the highly contagious nature of the COVID-19 virus and the inability to allow passengers during patient transport via ambulance can leave the public feeling uneasy and helpless if a loved one is in need of medical services. To help empower families and encourage the sharing of accurate health history…

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…

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