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Rabies Vaccination Clinics set throughout Sullivan County today

By Tricities Staff

Sullivan County to hold rabies clinic today

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Department of Health Rabies Control Service has scheduled Rabies Vaccination Clinics throughout Sullivan County to coincide with World Rabies Day, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m.

Tennessee State law requires that all dogs and cats three months of age or older must receive and maintain current rabies vaccinations. Rabies vaccinations will be offered at a reduced rate of $10 per vaccination at the following locations:

» Bristol: Animal Medical Clinic, 2012 West State St., Ferguson Veterinary Hospital, 636 Anderson St., Jones Animal Hospital, 603 Volunteer Parkway, Volunteer Animal clinic, 2525 Volunteer Parkway; Blountville: Robinsoon Veterinary Hospital, 3030 Highway 126, Central High School, 131 Shipley Ferry Road, Woodfield, Animal clinic, 2699 Island Road;

» Bluff City: Tri-County Veterinary, 4389 Highway 11E;

» Piney Flats: Appalachian Animal Hopsital, 5462 Highway 11E;

» Kingsport: Sullivan Middle School, 4145 S. Wilcox Drive, Andes-Straley Veterinary Hospital, 3407 Memorial Blvd., Colonial Heights Animal Hospital, 209 Colonial Heights Road, Indian Ridge Animal Hospital, 1100 Indian Trail, Drive.

For more information regarding rabies vaccinations for pets, call Jerry Taylor with the Tennessee Department of Health at (423) 279-1616 Ext. 4.


Eddie James Ministries presents Freedom Conference

   ELIZABEHTTON, Tenn. — Do you need hope? Are you looking for more?

Freedom Conference presented by Eddie James Ministries will be held Sept. 30, 7 p.m., Oct. 1, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at East Sports Complex, 103 Smoky Mountain Place.

The Eddie James Ministries tours throughout the world with the mission to reach youth and young adults through music, dance and Word of God. Court shoes only. Free conference, however, offerings will be received. Call Aaron (423) 361-1006 for information.


Recovery in Action Walk set

NORTON, Va. — Frontier Health’s Virginia Services and the Recovery Community is planning the 2nd Annual Recovery in Action Walk at 6 p.m. Sept. 29 starting at J.I. Burton High School in Norton, Va., and ending at the City Center (beside the Norton Cinema). National Recovery Month in September is a great reminder that recovery from addiction is possible.

Prevention works, self-help groups and treatment is effective and people can and do recover.

Walkers will be provided food and beverages after the event. The walk is for anyone in recovery or family/friends who have been impacted by addiction. Parking for the walk will be at Southwest Insurance across from the high school.  For more information, call Karrie Potter (276) 523-8300.

Other Frontier Health events for Recovery Month and for Mental Health awareness are:

  • » In-service Adolescent & Parent Substance Abuse Forum from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 22 at the Millennium Center in Johnson City, Tenn.
  • » Recovery Fest at Victory Center in Johnson City from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 5 featuring live music, mental health resources and information, games and contests.
  • » Depression screenings at Northeast State campuses in Northeast Tennessee.

Visit www.frontierhealth.org/service_guide.htm or call (888) 291-1935.

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