The birthplace of country music and home to Thunder Valley, Bristol, Tennessee is full of excitement and southern charm.
Bristol is a twin city to Bristol, Virginia. The boundary between the two cities is the state line, which runs along State Street in their common downtown district. Since 1856, Bristol, TN has been dubbed “A Good Place to Live”, displayed by its beloved historical Bristol archway over State Street.
Bristol is part of the Tri-Cities region, comprised of Kingsport, Johnson City, and Bristol, Tennessee. This beautiful area of northeast Tennessee is situated in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains and is just a short drive away from Nashville, Knoxville, and Asheville, NC.
Bristol was named the “Most Charming Town in America” by ShopOnMain.com. Known for its dynamic downtown, emphasis on art and music, and amenities for every taste, it’s easy to see why so many residents and business owners choose to make Bristol home. Bristol’s prosperous economy is largely driven by Health Care, the biggest industry in the area. Health care is anchored by the nationally recognized Bristol Regional Medical Center.
MWA is the leading provider of medical waste disposal services in the Bristol, Tennessee area.
Between Bristol Regional Medical Center, Select Specialty Hospital- Tri-Cities, a multitude of dentistry office, Nursing homes, and physician outpatient offices in the Bristol area, there is a need for safe and efficient removal of biomedical waste.
In the medical community, it takes a team of professionals to produce top-quality health care. An essential aspect of the process is the proper disposal of biomedical waste produced by hospitals, laboratories, doctor’s offices or other facilities. MWA partners with health care providers to ensure safety for patients and the community every step of the way.
MWA works behind the scenes to keep safety a priority when disposing of contaminated objects that have come into contact with bodily fluid, such as needles, gloves, or bandages among other things. This biomedical waste can be defined as a type of solid or liquid biowaste that has been contaminated by a biohazardous agent that is infectious or potentially infectious. When it comes to appropriate disposal of biomedical waste, it can be confusing and time consuming to follow every regulation given by national and state administrations. When choosing MWA, you can be assured that every guideline is being followed by knowledgeable professionals.
When dealing with large quantities of biomedical waste, most facilities prefer to use an off-site licensed treatment facility. After treatment, it is taken to a medically approved landfill. Medical waste of this sort can be generated from healthcare and medical facilities such as hospitals, physician’s offices, urgent care facilities, dental offices, retail health practices, home healthcare agencies, nursing homes, laboratories, medical research facilities, mortuary and autopsy centers, funeral homes, veterinary clinics, blood banks, blood collection services, and other health facilities.
When removing, transporting, and disposing of biomedical waste, safety and efficiency are key. MWA offers quality services to health care professionals in the Bristol area.
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More Cool Facts About Bristol, TN
Bristol is most famously known for being the original site of the first commercial recordings of country music; including artist Jimmie Rogers, the Carter Family, and Uncle Charlie Osborne. In 1998, the U.S. Congress officially recognized Bristol as the “Birthplace of Country Music”, which is honored by the Birthplace of Country Music Museum located in town.
NASCAR fans from across the nation recognize Bristol as home to the famous Bristol Motor Speedway, nicknamed the Last Great Colosseum because of its Roman-like architecture and epic NASCAR races. The speedway is considered among the largest sporting venues in the world, and fans flock from all 50 states to experience the fast-paced thrills that made Dale Earnhardt Jr. say, “It’s Bristol, baby!”. In the offseason, both the speedway and dragway are transformed into a winter wonderland known as the Speedway in Lights, with over 2 million twinkling lights extending over 4 miles.
But Bristol isn’t just about NASCAR. Private school King University has 28 varsity sports teams, and the Bristol Pirates, a minor league Baseball team, can be found playing America’s favorite pastime at the DeVault Memorial Stadium.
The heartbeat of Bristol is in its dynamic downtown district. State street hosts various shops, restaurants, and breweries for every walk of life, along with a bustling farmer’s market. Every year in September, downtown Bristol becomes the stage to one of the largest music festivals in the south, Rhythm and Roots. The three-day festival features some of the best of Appalachian music and honors country music of the past and present. The Paramount Bristol Performing Arts Theater is a multi-use theater in the hub of downtown that hosts theater, comedy, dances and performances throughout the year. The Bristol Historical Association is dedicated to the identification, preservation, interpretation, and presentation of local history throughout the town.
For the outdoor lover, try a sunny day of fishing or boating on South Holston Lake, one of the most visited lakes in the region. If you prefer to stay on land, Steel Creek Park is the perfect place to take your family or four-legged friend.
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