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UTHSC College of Medicine Produces Video for Health Care Workers on Procedure for Collecting Nasal Samples for COVID-19 Testing

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has produced a training video detailing the proper protocol for collecting nasopharyngeal samples to test for coronavirus infection. The video is intended for distribution to hospitals, clinical care providers, and testing sites as a guide to ensure proper procedure is used at the various sites… Read More


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Black Student Association Donates $250 to Memphis Union Mission

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The Black Student Association (BSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently donated $250 to the Memphis Union Mission. The check was presented during this year’s BSA Awards Ceremony. BSA members select a local charity or philanthropic effort to support each year. “As future healthcare professionals, we are passionate about the health of… Read More


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UTHSC COVID-19 Test Site Open to Public by Appointment  

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at the Mid-South Fairgrounds is now open to the public by appointment. Only symptomatic individuals will be tested. Individuals showing symptoms can make an appointment by texting “covid” to 901.203.5526, by visiting the COVID-19 Triage Questionnaire, or by scanning the QR code on the flyer below. They will be forwarded to a… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Provides Knoxville Campus Option for P1 Spring

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Beginning in the spring of 2021, students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy who are placed at the Knoxville campus for their second through fourth year of pharmacy school will be able to go to Knoxville a semester earlier. Currently, students spend the first full year (P1) of pharmacy school… Read More


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UTHSC-Led Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19 Expected to Test More than 150 by End of Day

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  More than 50 people were tested for COVID-19 in the first days of operation for the drive-thru testing site established at the Mid-South Fairgrounds by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in conjunction with the Shelby County Health Department and the City of Memphis. The site, which opened Friday, is expected to have taken samples from up to 150 people by the… Read More


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UTHSC, Shelby County Health Department, and City of Memphis Begin Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, working with the Shelby County Health Department and the City of Memphis, today began drive-thru testing for COVID-19 at Tiger Lane at the Memphis Fairgrounds. Testing will be done in a series of tents set up at the Fairgrounds, and it is hoped, at other community sites in the… Read More


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UTHSC to Host Coronavirus Online Symposium

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As part of the university’s ongoing efforts to share vital coronavirus information and resources for our communities, UTHSC is hosting a free Coronavirus Online Symposium on April 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. “It is important during this global pandemic that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center provides up to date and important… Read More


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UTHSC’s Coronavirus Disease Information and Resources Website Now Available in Spanish

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UTHSC’s Coronavirus Disease Information and Resources website is now available in Spanish. As Tennessee’s public academic medical institution, the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is committed to providing information to the communities we serve about important topics such as the emergence of the novel coronavirus (SARS CoV-2) and the… Read More