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NASHVILLE (October 15) — The percentage of local citizens who have received the COVID-19 vaccination is lower than the state average, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. more
COVID-19 hit West Tennessee communities hard with hospitals and staff members being pushed to their limits. Even so, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City and Baptist Memorial Hospital-Carroll County leaders worked together to support staff and provide top-quality care for patients during this difficult time. more
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Health is offering booster doses of COVID vaccine to certain populations, beginning Friday, September 24. The booster, just as the initial vaccines, is free of charge. more
The Tennessee Department of Health assures families across Tennessee access to routine childhood vaccinations through state health departments continues amidst circulated misinformation regarding the status of vaccinations for children. Parents who need information regarding routine childhood immunizations can find resources at https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/immunization-program/ip/vfc/. more
The American Medical Association released results from a recent survey showing over 96% of practicing physicians in America are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Of the remaining physicians, 45% do plan to get vaccinated. more
In the week of June 9 through June 15, there were a total of three positive COVID-19 cases in Carroll County. In that week, the county averaged 16.4 tests per day, with 1.7% of those tests being positive. As of June 16, there have been zero new cases in the area. more
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
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