Dental Area Gets a Makeover

Mountain Hope Clinic's dental area is getting a sparkling new look, thanks to hard-working volunteers from a local bank and a grant from a dental insurance company. Laurie Sullivan and six co-workers from BB&T rolled up their sleeves when the Clinic closed for the evening one Tuesday. They pulled off baseboards and set to work painting the rooms and corridor that comprise the dental area. Four of them returned the next day to add another coat of paint. By that Thursday, the rooms were...
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What Does Your Donation Buy?

When you make a donation to Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic, your money goes a long way. In fact, it goes a lot farther than what you spend on your own health care. Here's what we charge our patients. Some of them can't afford even these prices: Thirty dollars buys one office visit, a tooth extraction, or baseline blood work. (One of our staff members noted that her insurance billed $661 for the same blood work.) An echocardiogram (EKG) costs $20 at the Clinic. If we have them in ...
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Clinic Now Has Human Resources Manager

Scott Williams has been hard at work since January this year as Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic's first human resources manager. "I handle legal compliance and payroll" among other duties, he said. The Clinic has 20 paid employees. His part-time job also includes coordinating activities of the Clinic's 30 volunteers. He has a Master's degree in organizational management and also in human resources development, both from Tusculum College. He grew up in Gatlinburg and attended Gatlinbu...
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Sevier, Cocke, Jefferson County Days at Ober Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg, TN – Ober Gatlinburg will offer Sevier, Cocke and Jefferson County Days from Saturday, June 4th through Friday, June 10th with 100% of the proceeds to benefit the Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic. A $3 donation (per person) can be exchanged for an Attraction Wristband that includes Ober Gatlinburg’s Aerial Tram, Alpine Slide, Ice Rink, Wildlife Encounter, Scenic Chairlift, Water Raft Rides, Carousel, Amaze’n Maze, Mini-Golf and Chair Swing! Qualifying Sevier, Cocke or Jeffers...
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Nascar Speedpark to Round Up for Mountain Hope

Nascar Speedpark will again offer its visitors the option to "Round up for Mountain Hope" during the month of June, 2016.  Last year's rounding up event at Nascar Speedpark's Sevierville attraction was a rousing success and raised $2,696.20 for Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic.  Proceeds from the customers who choose to round up the cost of their admission prices to the next nearest dollar amount will again benefit those who live or work in Sevier County and depend on Mountain Hope Clinic for ...
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Gatlinburg Sky Lift Local Days

Gatlinburg Sky Lift is excited to welcome our local friends for Sevier, Cocke, and Jefferson County Days!  Chairlift rides are just $5 any day or night between Saturday, June 4 and Friday, June 10, 2016 for eligible residents. Experience a relaxing ride to the top of Crockett Mountain where you’ll find the area’s best view of the Smokies!  Lounge in the sun or the shade up top, then hop on for an entirely different view while riding back down.  PLUS, the Sky Lift is donating $2 to Mountain Ho...
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Treating allergies needn’t be expensive

You sneeze. You wheeze. You cough and sniffle. You’re allergic to pollen and you fear you’re in for a summer of misery. Not necessarily. There are proven ways of treating allergy symptoms – and they don’t have to be expensive. Dr. Richard Dew, Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic’s medical director, recommends steroid nasal sprays. “These are probably the most effective things for seasonal allergies,” he says. One piece of good news is that some steroid nasal sprays are now available as g...
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