Road Closure at SHA

๐‘๐Ž๐€๐ƒ ๐‚๐‹๐Ž๐’๐”๐‘๐„ ๐€๐‹๐„๐‘๐“: ๐Ÿšง๐Ÿ›‘ Wright Street from North High Street to Summit Street will be closed beginning the morning of 5/15/2024 in preparation for the installation of a NEW CT Scanner. A portable CT unit will be placed on Wright Street requiring closure of the road as listed above. We apologize for any inconvenience this…

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A Letter From the CEO, Andrea Henry, BSN

Board of Directors, Sweetwater Hospital Staff and Community Members, It is with great enthusiasm and humility that I write to you today as the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of Sweetwater Hospital Association. As I step into this role, I am filled with a profound sense of gratitude for the opportunity to serve alongside such…

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SHA Appoints Andrea Henry, BSN as New CEO

The Sweetwater Hospital Association (SHA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Henry, BSN as our new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Andrea grew up in Sweetwater, TN, where she also raised her two sons, Tanner and Tyler, with her husband, Greg Henry. After high school, Andrea started her career at SHA…

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Get Involved with National Autism Awareness in April

GET INVOLVED WITH AUTISM AWARENESS April is National Autism Awareness Month. This is a great time to get involved with Autism Awareness. Autism spectrum disorder has the potential to touch just about anyone. The World Health Organization estimates that one in 160 children across the globe has ASD, while some well-controlled studies have reported that…

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SHA Now Offers Shuttle Service!!

Take advantage of the new shuttle service Sweetwater Hospital Association offers Monday – Friday, 8 am-4 pm. Rain or shine, SHA provides a ride from your car in Parking Lot โ€œDโ€ or Parking Lot โ€œLโ€ to your chosen hospital door. When you have finished visiting with your doctor, family member, or friend, just text or…

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How to Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder

The National Institute of Mental Health notes that SAD is a type of depression characterized by its recurrent seasonal pattern. The common cold is synonymous with times of year when temperatures dip. When people spend more time indoors, theyโ€™re more vulnerable to contagious cold viruses. But the common cold is not the only health issue…

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SHA Presents the PHIL Award

Congratulations to Joanmarie Thackrah, CRT, for receiving the first SHA PHIL Award. The PHIL Awardยฎ is The FACES Foundation’sยฎ signature program. It is the only nationally recognized hospital-based recognition program dedicated to honoring outstanding respiratory therapists who provide exemplary care and treatment for patients with respiratory illnesses, as nominated by patients, family members and other…

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What Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer

The digital age has dominated twenty-first century life and transformed how people live. Access to information pertaining to just about any topic is now never more than a quick smartphone search away. Thatโ€™s made information more readily available, but itโ€™s also led some to believe thereโ€™s simply too much data to process at times. Itโ€™s…

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Q&A About “Flu Season” and Vaccinations

โ€œFlu seasonโ€ has become such a commonplace turn of phrase that itโ€™s easy to overlook just how big a threat the flu can pose. But estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that as many as 41 million illnesses and 52,000 deaths each year can be attributed to the flu. Thereโ€™s…

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SHA Introduces Interim CEO

Sweetwater Hospital Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Andrea Henry, BSN, as the Interim Chief Executive Officer. Andrea began her career at Sweetwater Hospital Association in 1989 as a Nursing Assistant and Unit Secretary. After graduating with her RN, she worked in multiple nursing departments and was later promoted…

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