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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Love Your Heart Day coming up Feb. 11 at the Johnson City HRC

Thursday, December 15, 2016

HospiTOTS offering tours, refreshments on Friday, Dec. 16, to celebrate 25th anniversary

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – HospiTOTS, the Mountain States day care service, is offering tours and refreshments to team members on Friday, Dec. 16, from 3-5:30 p.m. to celebrate its 25th anniversary.


HospiTOTS is located at 1719 W. Market St., Johnson City, near the intersection of West Market Street and State of Franklin Road, next to the new Sahib restaurant. For tours or more information, contact Laurie Clements, HospiTOTS director, at 423-431-6971 or


Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Chick-fil-A location donating portion of sales today (Tuesday, July 26) to support Wellness Center's Ron Renfro

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- The Wellness Center and Chick-fil-A have come together to support our friend Ron Renfro, personal trainer at The Wellness Center. From 4-9 p.m, today (Tuesday, July 26), Chick-fil-A on West Market Street will be donating 25 percent of all sales to support Ron as he continues to fight cancer. Please join us!

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Pet therapy training and certification classes coming up at JMH

ABINGDON, Va. – Are you and your pet interested in becoming trained and certified to do pet therapy? You can do that through a series of classes being hosted at Johnston Memorial Hospital. Anyone eligible can participate, whether you’re a team member or a member of the general public, and you and your pet could end up serving a variety of places including JMH or other Mountain States facilities.

Monday, March 14, 2016

March 13-19 is Health Care HR Week; thanks to our HR department for all they do!

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Questions about your health savings account? 'HSA 201' webinar set for Wednesday, Jan. 13

Please join this webinar: "HSA 201: Four Strategies to Make the Most of Your HSA"

 Date:  Wednesday, January 13, 2016   

 Time: 9 a.m.

 Are you contributing to your Health Savings Account?

 Are you comfortable with your balance?

 Do you have a safety net?

Join the webinar: http:// r4hp85ex52a/ (Choose “Enter as a guest”)

Audio dial-in: 1-888-549-3557 passcode 28523


 In this 30-minute webinar you’ll learn four key strategies to help you make the most of your HSA and feel confident man­aging healthcare costs – now and through retirement.  Find the fit that’s right for you.

This will be a live webinar with the opportunity to ask questions. It will be recorded, so if you're not able to join during the live presentation, you can find a link to the recording on the MSHA Benefits site after the ses­sion.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

HospiTOTS again offering ‘Parents’ Time-Out’ on Thursday, Dec. 17

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Parents, are you feeling out of sorts, grumpy or a little frazzled? Maybe you need a time-out!

 The staff of HospiTOTS and The Children’s Center are offering you the chance to leave your child/children (at no charge) with them and take a couple of hours to go shopping or out to eat, or whatever you need to do.  The date is Thursday, Dec. 17, from 6:30-9 p.m.

 Parents’ Time-Out is available for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age at HospiTOTS, and children ages 6 weeks to 5 years at The Children’s Center. Fun activities and a snack will be provided. This is available for all team members’ children, regardless of whether they currently attend HospiTOTS or the Children’s Center!

 To make a reservation for your child/children, call Laurie at HospiTOTS (423-431-6971) or Ashleigh Stocton at The Children’s Center (423-542-4310). The deadline for making reservations is 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Mountain States HR offering discounted Johnson City Transit bus passes for $15

 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Mountain States has a new benefit to offer team members who live in Johnson City and ride the JC Transit – a monthly bus pass for $15, discounted from the normal $25 cost.

 Mountain States has worked out an arrangement to purchase the bus passes from JCT at the discounted rate and pass the savings along to team members. The passes will be sold by Human Resources, much like the discounted Dollywood or movie tickets that HR offers. The cost can be payroll-deducted.

 Any team members interested in getting a discounted pass should contact Rachel Bradley at 423-302-3252.


Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Support our troops! Mountain States, Domtar partnering to send items to recently deployed National Guard troops

You can support our troops by donating in the drive to collect personal items for members of the Virginia National Guard recently deployed overseas. Indian Path Medical Center, Johnston Memorial and Norton Community Hospital are leading the drive, with drop-off points at all three hospitals.

 Anyone who donates will be entered into a drawing for a Carrabba's gift card. You must notify HR to be in the drawing.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Check out this noon presentation via Lync on your computer: 'Embracing Change with a Positive Attitude,' on May 21

A Fit4Life presentation called "Embracing Change with a Positive Attitude" will be given on Thursday, May 21, at noon via Lync on your computer. It will be presented by Marsha Litton-Baker of the Mountain States EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

 To get Lync access to the presentation, contact your HR representative.

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