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Where to Get COVID-19 Test

If you think you need a COVID-19 test, here are some things to know and places where you can get a test. Recently, Gov...

Total Coronavirus Case Count in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health frequently updates its information on the number of COVID-19 cases in Tennessee and other information here: As the health...

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Abbott’s 15 Minute COVID-19 Antigen Test Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization

Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Ag Card...
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Financial Relief For Agricultural And Forestry Businesses Announced

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) joins Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group in announcing new financial relief programs...

State Requesting Federal Funds to Pay Additional $300 Unemployment Benefits

NASHVILLE – The state of Tennessee will submit its application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to receive grant funding to pay an...
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Rutherford County Schools Announces New Contact-Tracing Procedures

Rutherford County Schools After a discussion Thursday morning with the Tennessee Department of Health, Rutherford County Schools has received new guidance on how the school...

Smyrna Elementary Transitions to Distance Learning Due to COVID-19 Exposure

Smyrna Elementary School will transition all students to distance-learning through Tuesday, Sept. 1, as many students and staff have been asked to quarantine due...
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Rockvale Football Player Tests Positive for COVID-19

A football player at Rockvale High School tested positive for COVID-19, confirms James Evans, Communications Director for Rutherford County Schools. This player and five others have...
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Dunkin’ Requires Guests to Wear Face Coverings

Beginning Wednesday, August 5, Dunkin' locations across the county will require all guests to wear a face covering while inside its restaurants. "At Dunkin’, where...

Mayor Ketron Extends Face Covering Order for Rutherford County

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday that the current face covering order for the County will be extended through Saturday, August 29 at...
Governor Bill Lee Issues Executive Order to Suspend Certain Registrations and Permits

Gov Lee Extends Local Authority for Mask Requirements

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order No. 55, which extends local authority to require masks, allows the resumption of contact sports, among other...

Gov. Lee Unveils Reopening Plan for Tennessee Schools

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Tuesday the State of Tennessee’s recommendations to reopen schools for the 2020-2021 school year. “Providing parents a choice in their...