COVID-19 Updates

Additional death, 46 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Madison County

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department has confirmed another Madison County resident has died due to COVID-19 complications. The health department confirms that individual is an 85-year-old female who died October 22. A total of 312 Madison…

Health department to begin Moderna booster doses Monday

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Booster doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will be available at the Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department beginning Monday, October 25. Those eligible to receive the booster dose include: People 65 years and older Residents of long-term…

7 deaths, 67 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Madison County

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department has confirmed another seven Madison County residents have died due to COVID-19 complications. The health department confirms those individuals are: A 74-year-old male who died October 13 A 63-year-old male who…

COVID-19 vaccine: CDC panel backs expanded booster rollout

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government panel of experts has endorsed extra doses of all three of the nation’s vaccines. The panel for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also said Thursday that people could choose a different company’s brand…

Henry County Medical Center returns to relaxed visitation policy

PARIS, Tenn. -- The Henry County Medical Center is going forward with an updated visitation policy. HCMC says with over 46% of the county vaccinated, they are relaxing their COVID-19 era visitation policy starting Thursday. “We know it has been…

White House shares plan for vaccinating kids aged 5-11

JACKSON, Tenn. -- On Wednesday the White House announced their plan for getting COVID-19 vaccinations for children aged 5 to 11. This decision is highly anticipated. If authorized by the FDA and recommended by the CDC, the Pfizer vaccine will…

Helping Hands partnership to help patients get vaccinated

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A new partnership is helping one clinic provide transpiration to its patients. Helping Hands of Tennessee is partnering with Sostento to provide more COVID-19 vaccines to patients. "We are so blessed…

FDA OKs mixing COVID vaccines; backs Moderna, J&J boosters

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators are extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine. They also said Wednesday anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received…