City of Tullahoma honors staff of Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital for pandemic care effortsSep. 24, 2021, 3:24 PM
On Sept. 23, Tullahoma, Tennessee, government officials conducted a parade of city vehicles that included police cars and fire trucks to Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital (VTHH) to recognize staff members for their dedicated effort to care for the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tullahoma Mayor Ray Knowis, accompanied by the city’s police and fire chiefs, took part and presented a city proclamation that was accepted on behalf of staff members by Rich Ellis, VTHH president, and Marilyn Smith, DNP, MSN, RN, chief nursing officer.
According to the proclamation, the city and its residents “do hereby honor and extend our deepest thanks and gratitude to the health care workers of our community and Vanderbilt-Tullahoma Hospital, for their heroic efforts and in recognition of their spirit, love and health care skill provided to their fellow man during the COVID-19 pandemic.”