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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Across the Tri-Cities, organizations are teaming up to benefit the region’s only children’s hospital. On Tuesday, the final day of the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon, several area restaurants will donate a portion of their proceeds to the children’s hospital. The restaurants teaming up for “Dine Out for Kids” on Feb. 28 […]

The annual event benefits the region’s only children’s hospital and the pediatric patients it serves Patients like Maddy King fill Niswonger Children’s Hospital. At only four years old, Maddy was diagnosed with cancer. Within weeks of her diagnosis, the happy and bubbly preschooler found herself inside the children’s hospital, surrounded by doctors and nurses, as […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Terri McLemore almost missed her chance to buy a raffle ticket. “I kept putting it off and putting it off, and then realized the gala was just a few days away, and I’d better get on it,” said McLemore, pre-visit coordination representative for Mountain States Health Alliance. “I only bought one […]

Beginning Feb. 7, auditions will take place across the region for this year’s “Broadway Comes to Greeneville.” Youth ages 7 to 17 can audition to be cast in the annual event, which is a production of the Mountain States Foundation and presenting sponsor Consumer Credit Union. Now in its sixth year, “Broadway Comes to Greeneville” […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – At only 9 years old, Avery Armstrong is making a difference in so many lives. Five years ago, the Greene County child was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He began chemotherapy at Niswonger Children’s Hospital. After 2½ years of intense treatment, Avery is in remission. “As soon as he finished chemo, […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Each year, as families in our region are busy making holiday plans, there are some who know they’ll be spending the holiday season in a hospital. And there are others who unexpectedly find themselves there, completely disrupting their holiday plans. At Niswonger Children’s Hospital, the tiniest of patients wonder if Santa […]

GRUNDY, Va. – The Capital District of Kiwanis International continues to support Niswonger Children’s Hospital, donating funds for the third year in a row to the hospital. Jon Rife, governor-elect of the Capital District Kiwanis, recently presented a check for $3,000 to support Niswonger, one of seven children’s facilities the organization supports. The Capital District […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The 2016 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Scarecrow Skedaddle is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 9:45 a.m. at East Tennessee State University, offering a day of fun and fitness activities for the whole family. The event, which takes place near the Mountain States Health Alliance Athletic Center (Mini Dome), includes a […]

Partnerships with renowned institutions like Shriners Hospitals for Children, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital highlight the unique position of Niswonger Children’s Hospital as the region’s premier center for pediatric care JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Mountain States Health Alliance announced today a new partnership that adds world-renowned pediatric orthopaedic care to […]

New, innovative clinic offered in schools throughout the region At school, children have always been able to rely on the compassionate care of their school nurse. But sometimes, certain injuries and illnesses require a higher level of care. Thanks to a partnership with Niswonger Children’s Hospital and First Assist Urgent Care, area schools are now […]