Ted Tucker, MD

Dr. Tucker Leaving JCH&L Fairbury Clinic

Going to Chattanooga, Tenn., Clinic after Oct. 12

FAIRBURY – Dr. Ted Tucker has announced that he will be leaving Jefferson Community Health & Life Fairbury Clinic for a clinic in Chattanooga, Tenn. His last day at JCH&L Fairbury Clinic will be Oct. 12.

Dr. Tucker will continue to see patients in JCH&L Fairbury Clinic until Oct. 12.

“My wife, Sara, and I and our entire family have enjoyed our time in this community and we certainly wish everyone the best as we all explore new opportunities,” Dr. Tucker said. “We trust we will all be healthy for life.”

Dr. Tucker’s patients may transition to another provider at JCH&L Fairbury Clinic by simply requesting one of the other providers when they call for an appointment. No transfer of records is needed to see another provider at JCH&L Fairbury Clinic. Primary care will continue to be provided by Dr. Rick Blatny, Sr.; Dr. Rick Blatny, Jr.; Dr. Craig Shumard; Doug Ruzicka, PA-C; and Jessica Borrenpohl, PA-C. The clinic and Dr. Tucker will make every effort to provide a smooth transition.

Dr. Tucker has provided family medical care in Fairbury since 2003.

“While Jefferson Community Health & Life is sorry to lose an excellent family physician, we wish Dr. Tucker and his family all the best in their future endeavors.,” said Chad Jurgens, JCH&L CEO.

Jurgens said JCH&L will recruit to ensure that JCH&L Fairbury Clinic and the future JCH&L Plymouth Clinic meets the family medical needs of the residents of Jefferson County and the surrounding area.