Upcoming Erlanger Classes, Events And Support Groups

Friday, September 21, 2018

Erlanger Health System offers free, weekly smoking cessation classes
Weekly on Tuesday through Thursday, Erlanger Health System offers smoking cessation classes for free at multiple locations. The classes begin at 4:30 p.m. and usually last an hour. Erlanger East, North and Baroness Hospitals offer the weekly courses. For more information or to enroll in a class, please call 778-7745 or 778-3009. 

Support Group meeting for Metabolic and Bariatric patients
Erlanger Health System’s Metabolic and Bariatric Center is offering a support group meeting on Monday. The meeting, ran by Elizabeth O’Brien will focus on the theme “Getting ready for a new season, mind and body.” The support group will meet at Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation in the Outpatient Conference room from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For more information call 778-2906. 

Erlanger East offers free Living Well Yoga classes
Erlanger Health System’s Living Well classes are now offering Yoga at Erlanger East Hospital. Come roll out a mat with Certified Health Coach, Christine Smith, and get your weekly dose of yoga. The free classes are offered on Wednesdays at 5 PM in the Patient Tower Lobby, Entrance A. For more information please visit www.erlanger.org/livingwell.

Erlanger’s Monogrammed Maternity Class offers Moms-to-be personalized birth plans
Erlanger Health System’s Monogrammed Maternity class provides a personalized approach to childbirth education tailored to a couple’s unique needs. This one-on-one session with a Prenatal Educator enables couples to privately discuss their personalized birth plans, begin the admission process, visit with a lactation consultant, and ask questions that make the birth experience less stressful. Sessions are forty dollars and can be scheduled as early as 34 weeks gestation. For more information please call 778-5465 or visit www.erlanger.org/classes.

Erlanger Women’s Services offers Breastfeeding Support Group
Erlanger Women’s Services department hosts monthly breastfeeding support groups at Erlanger Baroness and Erlanger East Hospitals. Attendees will meet with other breastfeeding and pregnant mothers to discuss struggles, techniques and provide support to one another during what can be a difficult time for a new mom. Topics, facilitated by a certified lactation consultant, include how to get off to a good start in the hospital, handling common challenges, incorporating dad and tips for success at home. This class is open to women no matter where they choose to deliver. The next classes are scheduled for Oct. 2, 9 and 16. For more information, please visit www.erlanger.org/classes

Erlanger Kidney Transplant Clinic at the Chattanooga Market
On Sunday Erlanger Kidney Transplant Clinic representatives will be at the Chattanooga Market. Multiple staff members and physicians will be on hand to meet and greet shoppers. There will be information available at the booth highlighting the services offered by fellowship-trained, board certified physicians as well as organ donor information.

If you would like more information about Erlanger’s Transplant Services or how to become an organ donor, please visit www.erlanger.org/transplant.


Saturday Sports Injury Walk-In Clinic at Erlanger

Erlanger Sports and Health Institute announces Saturday Sports Injury Walk-In Clinic hours new through November 7. The clinic is open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and is located at 1100 East 3rd Street, Suite G-102. You do not have to be an established patient to utilize the walk-in services. For more information, please call 778-3390 or visit www.erlanger.org/sportsmed.


Erlanger Health Fair Day Is Oct. 21 At Chattanooga Market

Erlanger Health System announces Erlanger Health Fair Day is this Sunday at the Chattanooga Market from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Approximately 20 Erlanger departments and physician practices will be on hand to answer health questions and provide health information.     "Not only will Chattanooga Market customers have a vast array of local produce and products to choose ... (click for more)

Operation Get Active 2018 Corporate Cup Raises Thousands For Local Schools

Operation Get Active hosted the inaugural Corporate Cup on Oct. 12 at 4:30 p.m. at the newly renovated Miller Park in the center of downtown Chattanooga. The Corporate Cup served as a fundraiser for Operation Get Active, with all funds directly supporting Operation Get Active’s flagship after-school soccer programming. The companies that participated were Coyote Logistics, EPB Fiber ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Man At Scene Of Carjackings Gets 6-Year Federal Prison Sentence

A Chattanooga man who was at the scene of two carjackings has been sentenced to serve six years in federal prison. Nikolas Milton, 25, appeared before Judge Curtis Collier. A probation report recommended a four-level sentence enhancement, but prosecutor Chris Poole acknowledged there was no proof that Milton was the person who carried out the first carjacking. He said two ... (click for more)

Latest Bradley County Jail Booking Report

Click  here  for the latest Bradley County arrest report. (click for more)

Drink Up, Chattanooga

I attended the meeting to discuss the placement of the sewage treatment plant at the Cambridge Center in Ooltewah today. My problem with the meeting (aka) dog and pony show, is that the meeting started out with the agenda of the Ooltewah Community Council.  After living in this area for 45+ years I have never heard of this group.  I would like for someone to answer ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vols: ‘Don’t Let Up’

The idea was hatched a couple of years ago. Some Tennessee football fanatic had gotten wind that an Oklahoma player had documented his baptism to havoc inside Neyland Stadium. Offensive lineman Ty Darlington was part of that 2015 double-overtime slugfest against the Vols and, afterwards, remembered OU’s 34-27 win – after being down by 17 points earlier – was an absolute “dissertation” ... (click for more)