A physician is scheduled to address boys and their parents tonight about the subject at DeKalb Medical Theater-North Decatur campus.
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Friday, September 9, 2011
The group's 256 members helped bring home the prize in Thursday night's Kaiser Permanente Corproate Run/Walk in downtown Atlanta.
We may look middle-aged, but my husband and I helped our city win an athletic trophy Thursday night. Dressed in neon-green t-shirts, we were part of Team Decatur and we walked, ran (but mostly walked) and helped our city win a ginormous trophy as the fittest city at the 5K Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk and Company Picnic Thursday night. Decatur has won the trophy two years in a row now. Take that, Roswell! Team Decatur nearly doubled in size to 256 members from about 140 last year, when the group was formed by Decatur's Active Living department and the Decatur Business Association. Team members ranged in age from 10 to 81, according to Active Living Assistant Director Cheryl Burnette. Runners and walkers -- and one participant in a…
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Skip Philips had been working in Virginia for Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County.
Skip Philips, CEO of Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County in Virginia, has been hired to be the new Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of DeKalb Medical in Decatur, according to an online story on the Martinsville Bulletin website. Tori Vogt, the spokesman for DeKalb Medical, told Patch that Philips will start Sept. 19 and replace John Shelton, who took a job in Alabama. She said Philips will work for DeKalb Medical, not DeKalb Regional Health System, as the Martinsville paper stated. http://www.martinsvillebulletin.com/article.cfm?ID=29751
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Decatur Fire Department, DeKalb Medical say calls connected to high temperatures have not gone up.
It's really, really hot, but maybe folks in the Decatur/Avondale Estates Patch know how to handle it. The Decatur Fire Department and DeKalb Medical Center reported Thursday they haven't seen an increase in heat-related calls this week, despite temperatures that spiked into the high 90s some days. Tori Vogt, DeKalb Medical spokeswoman, said in an email: "We haven't seen an increase in heat-related concerns presenting through the emergency room." Fire Chief Toni Dixon said, "We've been having a lot of medical calls, but they said none were heat-related." Dixon said the fire department does not have a program for systematically checking on elderly and disabled people who might have problems during extreme weather or power outages. However, …