COVID-19 Updates

Henderson County Mayor exposed to COVID-19, courthouse closes

LEXINGTON, Tenn. -- In a statement made via the Henderson County, TN Government Facebook page, Henderson County Mayor Eddie Bray confirms he has been directly exposed to COVID-19. While Mayor Bray received a negative result from a COVID-19 rapid test…

$81 million in CARES grants available for K-12 schools, colleges

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Gov. Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced Tuesday that $81 million in CARES grants will be made available to schools and colleges for reopening in the fall. CARES stands for Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and…

27 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed; total up to 376 in Madison County

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Twenty-seven new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Madison County, according to the Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department. The new cases bring the county-wide total to 376 positive cases since the pandemic began. The newest patients…

Protesters criticize mask mandate at Madison County Courthouse

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A group of protesters held a demonstration against the mask mandate Monday. The group met outside the Madison County Courthouse Monday afternoon, with signs criticizing the mask mandate recently put in place by in the county. While…

Health department: 124 active COVID-19 cases

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department has confirmed 18 new cases Monday, bringing the total up to 349 positive patients since the pandemic began. Health department director Kim Tedford says 124 of those patients are actively sick…