COVID-19 Updates

Physicians Quality Care tests 107 patients for COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Physicians Quality Care says they have tested 107 patients for COVID-19 in just over a week. In a news release Friday, representatives say they are still waiting for the results of many of those patients due to…

Benton County patient being treated at Jackson General

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A third COVID-19 patient from West Tennessee is currently being treated at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Amy Garner with West Tennessee Healthcare confirmed during a news conference Friday morning that the patient is from Benton County. Another…

Student Relief Fund established by JSCC Foundation

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Out of concern for students' well-being, Jackson State Community College is asking for donations for their Student Relief Fund. JSCC announced the fund on Thursday in a statement that reads in part: Jackson State Community College's student…

Milan court rescheduled due to COVID-19

MILAN, Tenn. -- All traffic court cases set for April 1 have been rescheduled. Please contact the court clerk's office at (731) 686-0985 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday to find out your reset date and with…

New COVID 19 testing sites in West Tennessee

TRENTON, Tenn. -- Starting Friday, the Tennessee Department of Health will be operating drive up COVID-19 assessment sites in six West Tennessee counties. "The National Guard will be on site to help us…

Gov. Lee provides statewide COVID-19 update

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Governor Bill Lee opened his daily news conference Thursday by stressing the impact each individual has in the state and how each Tennessean has to take this seriously. "What's going to slow the spread of this virus…

Tennessee Department of Health holding COVID-19 assessment sites

Starting Friday, March 27, the Tennessee Department of Health will open several drive-up assessment sites across West Tennessee. These sites will be open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to a letter from the Department of…

UT Martin Mail Services employee tests negative for COVID-19

MARTIN, Tenn. -- An individual who was working with the University of Tennessee Martin's Mail Services, who showed symptoms of COVID-19, has tested negative for the virus, according to the university. University officials say faculty, staff and students were notified…