COVID-19 Updates

JMCSS "Grab and Go" meal update

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson-Madison County School System's nutrition program will continue to provide breakfast and lunch meals for all JMCSS students and children 18 years and under. Meals are tentatively scheduled to continue through April 24, 2020. The USDA has…

State advises using diapers to protect from virus

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee doctor says the Department of Health is advising doctors to use diapers and swim goggles to protect their faces if they cannot obtain personal protective equipment due to shortages related to the COVID-19 outbreak.…

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…