In the News

Catholic Extension Magazine’s Fall/Winter 2016 edition featured an article on page 27 titled “The Doctor is in – the Van.”  It details how Sr. Mariana serves patients throughout East Tennessee, where Catholics make up only 3% of the population.  Many patients the clinic serves have never had an experience with the Catholic Church.  To learn more visit the Catholic Extension website at https://www.catholicextension.org/

 

Catholic Extension – July 2016 edition featured an article about the Mobile Clinic:

http://https://www.catholicextension.org/stories/sister-brings-mobile-medical-clinic-appalachian-communities

 

Click the blue text below for links to news coverage of the St. Mary’s Legacy clinic:

The Cleveland Daily Banner interviewed Sr. Mariana about the upcoming RAM clinic. Preparations Underway for Remote Area Medical Clinic

 

Jim Wogan, the director of communications for the Diocese of Knoxville, rode along with us to Crab Orchard for the day and produced this video on the clinic:

 

Volunteer run medical clinic moves into new home

WBIR.com

 

St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic dedicates new storage facility

East Tennessee Catholic

 

Facility for St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic Dedicated

Dioceses of Knoxville

 

Clinic on wheels aimed at helping uninsured East Tennesseans

Casey Wheeless from WVLT Channel 8 featured a story on the St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic.

 

‘Doctor’s office on wheels’ brings medical care to East Tennesseans

Lori Tucker from WATE-TV Channel 6 (ABC) in Knoxville came out to Crab Orchard to do a story on the clinic.

 

Mobile medical center will soon have a new home

WBIR.com

A service that helps lower income families get the care they need broke ground on its first headquarters Tuesday.

 

A port for Legacy mobile clinic

Knoxville News Sentinel

The Diocese of Knoxville breaks ground on new facility.

 

Diocese breaks ground on facility to house St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic

East Tennessee Catholic

The St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic will soon have a new home.

 

Crab Orchard Care Center celebrates anniversary, partnerships

Crossville-Chronicle.com

This month, the Crab Orchard Care Center celebrates one year at its new location at 87 Commerce Street, Crab Orchard, TN 37723.

 

This month, the Crab Orchard Care Center celebrates one year at its new location at 87 Commerce Street, Crab Orchard, TN 37723. – See more at: http://www.crossville-chronicle.com/local/x1667064380/CO-Care-Center-celebrates-anniversary-partnerships#sthash.3aoanDZm.dpuf
This month, the Crab Orchard Care Center celebrates one year at its new location at 87 Commerce Street, Crab Orchard, TN 37723. With the move, the care center came into its own as an independent nonprofit agency better able to serve the needs of those in eastern Cumberland County. – See more at: http://www.crossville-chronicle.com/local/x1667064380/CO-Care-Center-celebrates-anniversary-partnerships#sthash.3aoanDZm.dpuf

Editorial: Grins and Grimaces

Knoxville News Sentinel

House calls: St. Mary’s Legacy Foundation officials announced Wednesday that they plan to revive the practice of doctors making house calls.

 

Knoxville Diocese planning mobile medical clinic

WBIR.com

The Diocese of Knoxville plans to create a mobile medical clinic.

 

St. Mary’s Legacy Foundation to bring free mobile clinic to East Tennessee

LOCAL8now.com

St. Mary’s Legacy Foundation is launching a new mobile clinic to provide free medical care to those who need it most.

 

Knoxville diocese to offer mobile clinic health care

TriCities.com

The Diocese of Knoxville plans this fall to unveil a mobile medical clinic that will provide free health care to needy East Tennessee residents – including those in under-served areas of Sullivan County, diocese officials announced.

 

Knoxville Diocese planning mobile medical clinic

WBIR.com

The Diocese of Knoxville plans to create a mobile medical clinic. The St. Mary’s Legacy Clinic will offer basic health care for those who can’t afford it or don’t have easy access.

 

St. Mary’s Legacy Foundation to offer version of doctor house calls

KnoxNews.com

St. Mary’s Legacy Foundation officials announced Wednesday that they plan — starting this fall in rural areas across East Tennessee — to take the mostly lost practice of doctors making house calls off life support.

 

Coming soon: St. Mary’s doctor’s office on wheels, with nun/doctor aboard

Knoxville News Sentinel

St. Mary’s Legacy Foundation officials today announced a new medical care initiative, involving a $400,000 vehicle that will target underinsured or uninsured people who are the region’s most isolated and neediest.