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All the most recent updates for SMLC volunteers. 

New Site!

We have a new site in Sevier County!

Starting June 12th, we will be at Holy Cross Catholic Church on the 2nd Wednesday of every month!

144 Wears Valley Rd

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

We are so excited and feel so welcomed by Fr. David Mary and his parishioners.  

Please reach out to Bri Vinyard, Volunteer Coordinator, at bvinyard@smlcares.com.

FYI:

We will NOT have a Washburn clinic in July due to the holiday and clinic schedule. 

 

Clinic Needs:

Pill Splitters 

Blood Pressure Cuffs. 

Glucometers

Calcium Alginate Wound Dressings

   

We are in need of Drivers, if you know anyone that has their CDL and is willing to volunteer with us, even 1 day a month, we would be grateful.  ​

Partner Dates:

  • We will continue to promote health screenings as we work with Mobile Mammogram Clinics to visit our sites for our patients.  We have so many dates lined up!

    • CHI Memorial Mobile Mammogram Clinic

      • Decatur - June 6, 2024

      • Crab Orchard - August 13, 2024

      • Athens - November 21, 2024

      • Decatur - December 5, 2024

    • UT Mobile Mammogram Clinic

      • Washburn - September 4, 2024

      • Gatlinburg - October 24, 2024

  • The Lions Club will be joining us to offer vision/hearing screenings to our patients.  They will be with us on the following dates:​​

    • Dates TBD

  • Lung Cancer Awareness should not be kept to only one month, CHI Memorial Mobile Lung Coach will be with us on the following dates: 

    • Crossville - June 25, 2024

    • Decatur - August 1, 2024

    • Athens - August 15, 2024

    • Decatur - November 7, 2024

  • The local Health Departments will be joining us with Flu vaccines on the following dates:

    • ​Dates TBD​

  • Helping Mamas - a diaper bank for East TN - will be joining us with diapers and any other items they have that will help mamas with their needs.  See dates below:

    • Dates TBD

  • Mobile American Job Center - Further supporting Tennessee’s workforce, mobile American Job Centers (formerly known as Career Coaches) provide resource stations on the go. These mobile units are one-stop job centers equipped with Internet access and knowledgeable staff. With a simple request, any unit may serve as a computer lab, testing site, or recruitment center in your neighborhood.  Mobile American Job Center

    • Dates TBD

  • GreenSpaces - Promotes sustainable living, working, and building in Chattanooga and the surrounding region to positively affect our relationship with the environment and our collective quality of life.   They will join us to provide flyers, free lightbulbs, treats and swag!

    • Dates TBD

  • CEMPA's Prevention Team will bring their mobile testing station to test for HIV and HEP C.  The tests are antibody tests and take about 20 minutes for results to come back.  The patients need to stay to get their results as they will NOT be called with them.  They will join us on the following dates:

    • Dates TBD

  • DocGo delivers high-quality medical care outside traditional hospital or clinic settings across multiple service lines.   They will join us on the following dates with COVID and flu vaccines:

    • Dates TBD

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