• Children's Hospital Employees Make and Serve Lunch to Ronald McDonald House Families

    Once a month, employees from East Tennessee Children’s Hospital can be found chopping, baking, and cooking for families in need at the Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald House provides temporary lodging and the comforts of home for families with critically ill or injured children receiving treatment at nearby hospitals. The House is available to any family who lives outside of Knox ...

  • Tennessee Federation of Fire Chaplains Helps Out During Planned Water Outage

    East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a member of the Knox/East Tennessee Healthcare Coalition. The coalition's mission statement is to support the development of cooperative partnerships in order to promote and enhance the well-being of the community’s healthcare system through coordinated disaster preparedness, education, public information, response/ recovery activities, and ...

  • East Tennessee Children's Hospital Named One of the Healthiest Companies in America

    East Tennessee Children’s Hospital has been named one of the healthiest companies in America by Interactive Health for the sixth year in a row. This accomplishment is the result of a nearly decade-long employee health initiative established by Director of Employee Health and Wellness Tom Jackson, N.P. and the dedication of the employees who participate. The data-driven program gives ...

  • Children's Hospital is Experiencing an Increase in E.coli Infections

    East Tennessee Children’s Hospital has treated several children, over the last ten days, for illnesses caused by E.coli bacteria. The Knox County Health Department is currently investigating possible sources of the bacteria. E.coli bacteria are found in the environment, foods and intestines of people and animals. Sometimes, when ingested, the bacteria can cause an infection resulting in ...

  • Volunteers Award Student Scholarships

    Pictured right: Current/former patient scholarship recipient Kristen Branham with the Volunteer Scholarship Committee. Kristen was diagnosed with leukemia at age 12 and has been an active part of Children's Hospital ever since (both as a patient and a VolunTeen). Kristen plans to become a Child Life Specialist when she graduates. Last week, the Children’s Hospital Volunteer Council ...

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