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PARIS — The outlook for Henry County Medical Center, particularly as it relates to COVID-19 and hospital volumes continue to be very positive, CEO Lisa Casteel announced during her community update for June. more
NASHVILLE (June 7) — The COVID-19 pandemic is nearing an end as the number of new cases and deaths is dropping precipitously thanks to the widespread availability of vaccinations. more
The Tennessee Department of Health announced May 12 that, beginning May 14, local health departments will administer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 12-15 years. This follows the decision by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to recommend to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the Pfizer vaccine be made available to administer to children ages 12-15 years. Prior to this decision, the Pfizer vaccine was only administered to individuals aged 16 and above. more
PARIS — Henry County Medical Center continues to be a COVID-19 vaccination provider to the area, working with the State of Tennessee and the Henry County Health Department to vaccinate our community. The State of Tennessee is now open to anyone who wants to have a COVID-19 vaccine. more
On Friday, April 16 between 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m. the Carroll County Health Department is holding a drive-through COVID-19 vaccine event. County officials stated no appointments are necessary and the vaccines will be administered on a first-come, first-serve basis. more
The Carroll County Health Department have extended COVID-19 vaccine hours. The local Health Department administered vaccines are offered by appointment only. Extended hours are on Tuesday 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Thursday mornings, 7 to 8 a.m. at the Carroll County Health Department located at 633 High Street, Huntingdon. To schedule an appointment, phone 866-442-5301 or register online at covid19.tn.gov. more
The Carroll County Health Department is extending COVID-19 vaccine hours beginning Monday, March 22, 2021. The local Health Department administered vaccines are offered by appointment only. Extended hours are on Tuesday 4:30 p.m. to 7  p.m. and Thursday mornings, 7 to 8 a.m. at the Carroll County Health Department located at 633 High Street, Huntingdon. To schedule an appointment, phone 866-442-5301 or register online at covid19.tn.gov. more
NASHVILLE (March 12) — Carroll and Henry counties are among the top counties with the highest percentage of its citizens who have received at least one vaccine against the coronvirus.According … more
The Carroll County Health Department is currently vaccinating people in phases 1a1, 1a2, 1b, 1c and 65 and older. People will need to register for an appointment online at https://covid19.tn.gov or call 1-866-442-5301. more
HUNTINGDON (March 2) — Baptist Memorial Hospital-Carroll County is taking appointments at 731-986-7400 for COVID-19 vaccinations and taking names to get the vaccine on a standby basis. more
HUNTINGDON (March 2) - Baptist Memorial Hospital - Carroll County is taking appointments at 731-986-7400 for COVID vaccinations and taking names to get the vaccine on a standby basis.Vaccinations: … more
PARIS — Healthcare workers are true warriors. This year has been extremely tough with the knowns and unknowns and COVID-19 topped by unusual winter weather. more
NASHVILLE (February 21) — Tennessee began registering Tennesseans aged 65 and older and those in Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan COVID-19 for vaccinations on February 22. Phase 1b includes staff members of kindergarten through 12th grade schools and child care facilities. more
HUNTINGDON (February 11) — Phipps Pharmacy, Huntingdon began giving COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday, February 11 by appointment. Appointments can be scheduled at www.phippspharmacy.com. All of the documentation required for the COVID-19 can be completed online to streamline the process. Those without Internet services can call Phipps Pharmacy Huntingdon at 731-535-3522. more
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Commissioner of Health Lisa Piercey addressed reporters with the Tennessee Press Association over a Webex virtual conference on Wednesday, February 10. Piercey was opportunistic on many fronts concerning the distribution and inoculations of the COVID-19 throughout Tennessee. She was also very frank about challenges to the distribution of vaccines. more
PARIS (February 4) – On Monday, February 8, Henry County Medical Center staff will be providing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to any Henry County resident 70 and older at a vaccination POD to be located at the Henry County Healthcare Center Plumley Rehab parking lot. more
NASHVILLE (February 1) — On Tuesday, January 26, Henry County Medical Center vaccinated 825 people in one day with their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. As of Sunday, Tennessee has vaccinated 654,537 people since mid-December 2020. more
NASHVILLE (January 28) — In an announcement, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced he has lifted the restrictions on sporting events contained in Executive Order No. 74. more
NASHVILLE (January 24) — One month into the new year, we’re still battling COVID-19. On Sunday, Tennessee reported 708,717 total COVID-19 cases, 8,859 deaths, 2,128 hospitalized and 654,335 inactive/recovered. Statewide, the percent positivity rate appears to be decreasing. On January 3, the state’s COVID-19 positivity rate was 21.41 percent; January 10, it was 16.31 percent; January 17, it was 13.10 percent; and January 24 it was 9.78 percent. more
NASHVILLE (January 25) — Due to the volume of information, last week’s article was segmented. There’s no shortage of data or questions regarding COVID-19 or whether to get vaccinated. Research is still ongoing on both the disease and vaccine. more
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