COVID-19 Updates

West Tennesseans change plans due to COVID-19 concerns

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Many West Tennesseans are changing their schedules due to coronavirus. The following have announced cancellations: Sigma Gamma Rho’s is cancelling the Elevating Our Youth event on Saturday, March 14 Jackson-Madison County Library suspended all programming from March…

City of Jackson takes more steps to prevent sickness

JACKSON, Tenn. -- More steps are being taken to prevent the spread of sickness in Jackson. In a news release, Mayor Scott Conger announced that all government public events and meetings will be suspended until April 12. In addition, all…

Tips on preparing for coronavirus self-quarantine

JACKSON, Tenn. -- As coronavirus fears ramp up across the nation, many are considering either self-quarantining or isolating themselves inside their homes. If you choose to do that, here are tips on…

Tennessee Supreme Court limits judicial proceedings

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Supreme Court suspended all in-person judicial proceedings until March 31 in response to COVID-19 on Friday. A news release from the Gibson County General Sessions Court says pending court hearings and case reviews in the…

Coronavirus outbreak may impact local small businesses

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Jackson Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, Kyle Spurgeon says if more people self-quarantine for the coronavirus, less people will be out and about visiting local small businesses, restaurants…

Church prepares for Sunday services

JACKSON, Tenn. -- As COVID-19 continues to spread, large group gatherings are being postponed or canceled. What about church services? "Our maintenance and janitorial staff have been disinfecting, I mean, everything," Jacob Dowdy,…

Jackson-Madison County Library suspends programs

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson-Madison County Library announced it will suspend all programs from March 16 to April 16. A news release from the library says events like story times, movies, child and…

Changes COVID-19 could bring to community

JACKSON, Tenn. -- If someone is diagnosed with the coronavirus in Madison County, you'll likely know very quickly. "Once we are notified that we have a positive case in Madison County, we…

Jackson Chamber provides business guidelines on COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The Jackson Chamber of Commerce is sharing tips from the Centers for Disease Control on what to do before and if employees get sick. The CDC says that before employees get sick, employers should: Determine whether flexible…