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COVID-19 Headlines


CDC: Five Lakeway counties in High Risk COVID category

Five Lakeway counties are currently rated in the High Risk category of COVID Community levels according to data released by the Center for … Read more


Active COVID cases drop dramatically

Active cases of COVID-19 in Hamblen County has been cut in half, according to numbers released by the state of Tennessee Wednesday night. Read more


Hamblen to get new Health Department Building

Regional Health Department Director Sue Judlin and Hamblen County Health Department Director Ashley Lyons were on hand at a busy Hamblen Co… Read more


Grainger Board changes COVID-19 policy

An updated COVID-19 policy for Grainger County Schools was passed Tuesday night by the Board of Education. Read more


COVID-19 cases on the rise in Hamblen County

COVID-19 cases are slowly starting to rise again in Hamblen County as the winter sets in and the threat of a new variant starts to invade t… Read more


TCAT postpones graduation

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown has postponed its summer graduation due to a rising number of COVID-19 cases. Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine Headlines


Hamblen Health Department has begun booster shots

The Hamblen County Health Department has started giving boosters for the Pfizer vaccine and health officials said there was a steady stream… Read more


Officials pleased with COVID case decline; continue to encourage vaccination

The number of active cases of COVID-19 have sharply decreased since seeing a peak of almost 1,000 cases two-and-a-half weeks ago. Read more


Lintz encourages vaccinations

As active cases of COVID-19 continue to rise – up more than 150 cases in two weeks – Hamblen County officials are encouraging residents to … Read more


Hamblen Health Dept. has vaccines, no appointment needed

The Hamblen County Health Department announced they are offering COVID-19 vaccinations at the health department without an appointment and … Read more


Strange Days: A mother & daughter discuss education in the time of COVID

It was a time of uncertainty and dramatic change in a short amount of time. Read more


Tennessee joins other states in pausing J&J COVID-19 vaccine

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee’s Department of Health on Tuesday announced that it would “pause” distributing the single-dose Johnson & Joh… Read more

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