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May 2, 2022 | Four of the country’s top COVID experts welcomed the news last week that Moderna is seeking FDA approval of Learn More

April 21, 2022 | Greene County recorded nine new COVID-19 cases in the seven-day period April 10-April 16, according to data provided by Learn More

April 11, 2022 | For one local pharmacist, the mission to get Tennesseans vaccinated is personal. After losing her dad to COVID-19, Springfield Learn More

March 28, 2022 | The FDA could authorize a second booster this week for people 50 and up. The Biden administration wants to Learn More

March 25, 2022 | The Shelby County Health Department is still working to get people vaccinated against COVID-19. Learn More

March 16, 2022 | Kroger announced that some locations in Tennessee with a "Little Clinic" would implement a federal "Test to Treat" program Learn More

March 13, 2022 | Cynthia Finch is to her family what she is to her community: a trusted messenger. Learn More

March 5, 2022 | Two years ago, Tennessee detected the first case of COVID-19. Learn More

February 26, 2022 | The vaccine deployment in December 2020 signaled a turning point in the COVID-19 pandemic. By the end of May Learn More

February 22, 2022 | The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has received $377,000 in funding from the Tennessee Commission Learn More

February 21, 2022 | With $377,000 from the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD), faculty and staff in the University of Tennessee Learn More

February 11, 2022 | Several vaccination events will be held on upcoming Sundays thanks to the Amigos Foundation and Shelby County Health Department Learn More

February 2, 2022 | Although scientists have shown that COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective, vaccine hesitancy persists. A wide range of myths Learn More

January 25, 2022 | Coronavirus infections before or after vaccination provide equal levels of increased immunity, and the key to this so-called "super Learn More

January 24, 2022 | The Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) is hosting a mass COVID vaccine clinic for Saturday, Jan. 29 with Learn More

January 24, 2022 | A COVID-19 vaccination drive-thru site will reopen at the Southwest Tennessee Community College Whitehaven location Friday, Jan. 28. Learn More

January 20, 2022 | Have you ever wondered what you can do to save one life? The answer is simple. Help get 300 Learn More

January 20, 2022 | It’s been more than two months since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine Learn More

January 11, 2022 | City leaders are urging vaccinated people to get booster shots as the Omicron variant continues to drive record numbers Learn More

January 10, 2022 | A $10.7 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will help vaccine researchers at Vanderbilt Learn More

January 10, 2022 | During the first live briefing in nearly six months, Nashville Mayor John Cooper and Metro health leaders urged vaccination Learn More

January 9, 2022 | Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church is offering free rapid testing as cases continue to surge. Learn More

January 3, 2022 | COVID-19 cases are surging in Tennessee as the omicron variant continues to spread and the holidays conclude. Learn More

December 30, 2021 | A new tool to fight COVID-19 has arrived in Tennessee as the Omicron variant surges. "They're drugs that are Learn More

December 22, 2021 | With a reported increase in positive COVID cases across Nashville — including a 10% positive jump in recent days Learn More

December 22, 2021 | There’s a bit of a dash for people getting the COVID-19 vaccine or a COVID-19 test before the holidays. Learn More

December 20, 2021 | Fifteen of 17 players on Tennessee basketball's roster have received the COVID-19 vaccine, Vols coach Rick Barnes said Monday. Learn More

December 16, 2021 | Thursday marked one year since Tennessee administered its first COVID-19 vaccine at Vanderbilt Medical Center, spearheading a public health Learn More

December 14, 2021 | Former Titans Blaine Bishop, Neil O'Donnell, Brad Hopkins and Derrick Mason were among the NFL alumni who greeted those Learn More

December 14, 2021 | Nine-year-old Witt Scott knew he was getting a COVID-19 vaccination shot Tuesday. He didn't know he would be wearing Learn More

December 13, 2021 | Nashville, TN (TN Tribune)–To encourage vaccination, NFL Alumni Health, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Learn More

December 13, 2021 | To encourage vaccination, NFL Alumni Health, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Tennessee Learn More

December 9, 2021 | With the approval for COVID vaccine boosters in adults, many are wondering when children will be eligible for the Learn More

December 8, 2021 | Maury County has administered more than 133,439 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as of Dec. 7, according to data Learn More

NASHVILLE, TN (December 08, 2021) – A campaign from NFL Alumni Health, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Learn More

December 6, 2021 | The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 has been available for several weeks, so now parents and doctors Learn More

December 6, 2021 | Anderson County has administered more than 94,406 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as of Nov. 30, according to data Learn More

December 2, 2021 | With the omicron variant spreading worldwide and at least one case confirmed in the U.S., officials and physicians said Learn More

November 19, 2021 | East Tennessee State University has plans to host several COVID-19 vaccine clinics in the coming weeks. Both primary and Learn More

November 19, 2021 | COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be coming to some Tennessee schools, according to a state education leader with Oak Ridge Learn More

November 15, 2021 | Officials with the Williamson County Health Department announced it has begun offering COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 5-11 following Learn More

November 14, 2021 | Henry Co. medical facility offers COVID-19 vaccine and booster clinic. According to a news release from Henry County Medical Learn More

November 8, 2021 | Nashville's health department will expand its COVID-19 vaccination options to kids as young as 5 years old starting today. Learn More

November 3, 2021 | Thousands of pediatric COVID-19 vaccine doses are already shipped to Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, with the abundant supply Learn More

November 3, 2021 | Today, the Tennessee Department of Health shared that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved the Pfizer-BioNTech Learn More

November 3, 2021 | At the height of the COVID Delta variant surge in Tennessee nearly 40 percent of kids accounted for positive Learn More

November 2, 2021 | Last week, the FDA approved the emergency use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5-11. On Tuesday, Learn More

October 20, 2021 | Hope Oliver, one of the organizers behind a local COVID-19 vaccine drive, said while vaccinations have transformed into a Learn More

October 19, 2021 | The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has given Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare a $1 million grant for Learn More

October 18, 2021 | COVID-19 transmission from so-called “breakthrough infections” may be significantly lower than was earlier suggested. Experts say that they have Learn More

October 18, 2021 | The Tennessee Department of Health said Monday it has been allocated to receive 200,000 lower-dosage Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines in Learn More

October 13, 2021 | Tennessee could be turning a corner when it comes to COVID-19 cases in the state according to the weekly Learn More

October 12, 2021 | Booster shots for Americans who received the Pfizer vaccine are well underway. But many who got the Johnson & Learn More

October 12, 2021 |After seeing some positive trends last week, Tennessee is again seeing increases in new COVID-19 case and death rates according Learn More

October 5, 2021 | The Hamilton County Health Department will no longer require appointments for the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot at the Tennessee Learn More

October 6, 2021 | The Hamilton County Health Department announced that 50% of Hamilton County residents are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Learn More

oCTOBER 4, 2021 | COVID-19 vaccines may have saved the lives of 1,300 Tennessee seniors and prevented 3,900 hospitalizations among seniors, according to Learn More

October 1, 2021 | The COVID-19 vaccination center 1234 Finley Drive will reopen starting this Saturday, then following Fridays & Saturdays until November Learn More

September 27, 2021| Ballad Health officials released the weekend’s COVID-19 rates within its facilities and noted again the disparity between those who are Learn More

September 25, 2021 | In Tennessee, the patients first in line for the monoclonal antibody Covid-19 treatment are likely to be the ones Learn More

September 20, 2021 | The Tennessee Department of Health reported 139 new COVID-19 cases, 13 new deaths, and 319 new inactive/recovered cases in Learn More

September 13, 2021 | Thousands of employers in Tennessee may soon have to require a COVID-19 vaccine or weekly testing. Learn More

September 6, 2021 | Tennessee continues to set record COVID-19 hospitalization numbers. Learn More

September 2, 2021 | School districts across Middle Tennessee are scrambling as COVID-19 cases surge in students and staff. Learn More

August 29, 2021 | A Johnson City mother and nurse is doing what she can to fight back against COVID-19 by encouraging people Learn More

August 25, 2021 | For some, the last year and a half has been more than tough. Learn More

August 21, 2021 | Memphis teens have been leading Tennessee's surge of recent COVID-19 vaccinations, The Commercial Appeal reported. Learn More

August 18, 2021 | The Tennessee Department of Health reported 472 new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths, and 213 new inactive/recovered cases in Learn More

August 17, 2021 | Those with moderately or severely compromised immune systems now qualify for a third dose of a coronavirus vaccine in Learn More

August 14, 2021 | US Customs and Border Protection officers in Memphis, Tennessee, have seized thousands of fake Covid-19 vaccination cards so far Learn More

August 12, 2021 | Multiple independent music venues across Nashville will now be requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test from Learn More

August 10, 2021 | With only half the nation fully vaccinated and the coronavirus pandemic rebounding with force, Americans may soon find themselves Learn More

August 10, 2021 | From vaccine mandates to wearing masks in classrooms, Nashville-area college rules for the COVID-19 pandemic are spread across the Learn More

August 3, 2021 | Tennessee has sent nearly half a million dollars to farmers who have vaccinated their cattle against respiratory diseases and Learn More

August 2, 2021 | As the delta variant takes hold in Tennessee, the state is seeing a sharp surge in COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations Learn More

July 28, 2021 | A Tennessee state house representative who was reportedly the first legislator in Tennessee to get the COVID-19 vaccine has Learn More

July 27, 2021 | More than half of the state's Senate Republican Caucus signed a letter Tuesday urging Tennesseans to receive the COVID-19 Learn More

July 24, 2021 | Best friends Emma Short and Rachel Nelson, both 18, disagree about the Covid vaccines. "I'm vaccinated. She's not," Short Learn More

July 24, 2021 | A conservative radio host in Tennessee who urged listeners not to get vaccinated against Covid-19 has changed track and Learn More

July 21, 2021 | In the days before Tennessee stopped encouraging teenagers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, Republican lawmakers met privately with Learn More