COVID-19 Updates

Health department confirms 8 COVID-19 cases false positives

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department has confirmed eight cases of COVID-19 reported at West Tennessee Transitional Care were false positives. The health department said Monday that the Tennessee Department of Health State Public Health Laboratory retested…

180 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Madison County; 160 recovered

JACKSON, Tenn. – One additional case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Madison County, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 180, according to the Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department. The health department says the most recent case a…

IRS mails stimulus money on debit cards

NEW YORK -- More than 140 million Americans have received federal stimulus money either through check or direct deposit. Now some people are getting it in the form of a debit card and it's causing confusion. When Gayle Parkin received a…

Second round of testing held at correctional facility

TIPTONVILLE, Tenn. -- A second round of mass testing has been completed at the Northwest Correctional Complex in Tiptonville. Northwest Warden Kevin Genovese says testing of staff and inmates has helped with stress and says he is appreciative of the…

179 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Madison County; 160 recovered

JACKSON, Tenn. – One additional case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Madison County, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 179, according to the Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department. The health department says the most recent case is…

University president discusses on-campus classes

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Union University announced plans to welcome their students back for on-campus classes for the fall semester. "We are excited as everybody is ready to get back together," said Dub Oliver,…