TOP PHOTO: The Tennova Primary Care Clinic at Caryville is accepting new patients.

KNOXVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF)– Tennova Healthcare – LaFollette Medical Center  has  welcomed  Rebekah Blair, FNP-C, to the Tennova Primary Care family. Serving the Jacksboro and Caryville communities, Blair is accepting new patients beginning Nov. 6. For appointments, call 423-907-1700.

Blair earned her Master of Science in nursing with a concentration on family nurse practitioner with Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate; she is a licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) and is board certified with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Her areas of research include “The Impact of Increasing Nurse Practitioner Care in Rural Areas” and “Penders Health Promotional Model.”

Rebekah Blair, FNP-C

“I am pleased to welcome Rebekah Blair, FNP-C, to our family practice team,” said Mark Cain, CEO Tennova Healthcare – LaFollette. “Her interest in supporting the well-being of rural communities and building relationships made her a clear choice to bring her into our organization.” Cain said. “Tennova Healthcare – LaFollette’s commitment to quality care includes a vision of improving access to high-quality healthcare to residents of Campbell County and the surrounding areas.”

“Tennova Healthcare – LaFollette provides a wonderful opportunity to Campbell County residents to receive quality care locally, and I am proud to be part of that,” said Blair. “By having easy access to the multiple services that the Tennova system provides locally, my patients will receive continuity of care that delivers better outcomes and support.”

Blair offers care to patients from the age of two years and up, including well checks, sick visits, annual health screenings and minor procedures such as skin lesion removal. She is also dedicated to managing chronic conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. To schedule an appointment with Blair call 423-907-1700.

About Tennova Healthcare

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