COVID-19 Updates

Healthcare company offers easier way to visit doctor

JACKSON, Tenn. -- One company is making it easier to get a doctor's visit, and you don't even have to leave the comfort of your home. Fast Pace Telehealth is providing care to patients in the comfort of their homes…

Dyersburg State to change schedule for spring semester

DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Dyersburg State Community College announced changes to its spring semester schedule. A release from the college says all Thursday classes will be in session until April 9, and all classes will be held May 4 through May…

Local city, county take steps to enforce order from governor

PARIS, Tenn. -- Henry County and Paris law enforcement will be working to ensure residents follow Gov. Bill Lee's Executive Order 22, which was issued on Thursday. The order requires Tennesseans to stay home unless performing an essential activity or…

Madison Co. man with COVID-19 speaks out

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Marty Clements, a former Madison County emergency management director, speaks about being one of the patients with COVID-19. "Low grade fever, just feeling weak, but for the most part…

Jackson mayor issues shelter at home order

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson Mayor Scott Conger has issued a shelter at home order. The order was issued Friday afternoon and says only life-sustaining business may remain open. The order will be effective Sunday at 12:01 a.m. Mayor Conger's order…

Students show support to COVID-19 patient

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Texts, emails and videos. That's what Todd Lewis says helped him through his time in the hospital. Eagle Vision Network usually goes live every Monday and Friday to give…

Health Department confirms 22 cases in Madison Co.

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department says they have received two more positive test results. A news release from the health department says the newest patients are a 57-year-old man and a 56-year-old woman, who were both…

West Tennessean recovers from COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Todd Lewis, one of the first patients diagnosed with COVID-19 in rural West Tennessee, is out of the hospital. "I just want people to know how real this. I'm a…

Executive order answers what is considered 'essential'

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order No. 23 on Thursday afternoon, requiring Tennessee residents to stay home unless doing essential activities. The previous orders all encouraged residents to stay…