07 Oct 2022

Author: Emma Mason

Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health has updated Tennessee’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan as the state continues to prioritize Tennesseans most at risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19

Chattanooga, TN – According to the statement, Tennesseans in Phase 1c of the state’s plan are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccination. The officials have announced that the phase 1c of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan includes Tennesseans age 16 and older with high-risk health…

Community

The Chattanooga Police Department is recognizing its own, men and women who put their lives on the line to protect the city

Chattanooga, TN – According to the officials, the Chattanooga Police Department held its annual award ceremony Thursday night. The Chattanooga Police Officers, civilian employees, and community and law enforcement partners will be recognized for their life-saving efforts and dedication to making Chattanooga a better, safer place…

Local News

The Hamilton County Health Department will discontinue the use of the Alstom Plant for COVID-19 testing and will convert the location to a COVID-19 vaccination distribution site

According to the statement, the last day for testing will be on Saturday.  Three locations are still open for testing: Cempa Community Care drive-thru LifeSpring Community Health drive-thru Clinica Medicos drive-thru According to the officials, the decision to close is in response to a recent increase…

Politics

Gov. Lee has announced that nearly $15 million in broadband accessibility grants will soon be used to support 17,800 unserved Tennesseans in more than 7,100 homes and businesses

TENNESSEE – According to the statement, Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe said the state is partnering with 13 providers to boost high-speed broadband throughout rural areas in the state. Gov. Bill Lee recently proposed investing $200 million…