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RCS Reminds Parents of COVID-19 Protocols as Second Semester Begins

From Rutherford County Schools Students and employees return to school on January 4; the district has several procedures in place to mitigate pandemic With the second...
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Vanderbilt University Delays Start of Spring Semester Due to Omicron

Vanderbilt University announced students will be delayed in returning to school due to the Omicron variant of COVID. Belmont University also announced its students will...

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FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Emergency Use in Children 5 – 11 Years...

On October 29, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 to...

Rutherford Health Department Offering Booster Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

The Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) is now offering booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines to certain populations. For individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna...
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Rutherford County Health Department Opens Additional COVID-19 Testing Site

Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD), City of La Vergne, and CH Consulting Solutions are partnering to offer COVID-19 testing on the north end of...
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Rutherford Co Health Dept Moves All COVID Operations to State Farm Building

Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) has moved, effective October 1, all COVID-19 operations to include vaccinations and testing to the former State Farm Operations...

Who is Eligible for Pfizer COVID Booster?

Much like last winter when the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was deciding who was going to be eligible for the COVID-19...
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What to Do With Your COVID-19 Vaccination Card

COVID-19 vaccination ID cards are something everyone needs to hold on to and keep safe. They will, in many places, allow you to travel...
The Lesson From COVID_ Schools Should Not Return to “Normal”

The Lesson From COVID: Schools Should Not Return to “Normal”

John M. McLaughlin, Ph.D., Chair, and Mark K. Claypool, CEO, are the founders of Galileo Education, Inc., the parent company of Galileo Preparatory Academy,...
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Pfizer Booster Doses Now Available at Rutherford County Health Department

Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) now has Pfizer booster doses available. The single-dose booster of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine can be administered to individuals who...

Scammers Selling Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Cards, Negative Test Results

More and more places are requiring proof that you’ve had a COVID-19 vaccine or have recently tested negative before giving you access. Scammers see...

Second Wave of COVID Could Be “Perfect Storm” for Kids

In the last few weeks, Tennessee has seen higher daily five-digit new case counts than there was last fall, when hospitals began filling with...