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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
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
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
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 (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
NASHVILLE (January 11) — COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to rise in the tri-county area, the state, and the United States. Deaths in Tennessee rose almost 10 percent in one week as the … more
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Health has updated the Tennessee COVID 19 Vaccination Plan and its phased approach to administering COVID-19 vaccines to Tennesseans.“COVID-19 … more
PARIS (December 21) — The Henry County Medical Center Board of Trustees heard of challenges and a new surgeon during a December 21 meeting.The audit report from LBMC, independent auditor, at … more
NASHVILLE (December 28) — As 2020 draws to a close, it seems like an appropriate time to reflect on the past year, the present moment and look to the future. This time last year, it had been … more
On Sunday, December 20, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranked Tennessee number 1 in the nation positive COVID-19 infections. Tennessee reported 519,687 positive COVID-19 case; this is … more
HUNTINGDON (December 11) — The worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 is being fought locally by a team of healthcare professionals at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Carroll County.The virus has spread to … more
HUNTINGDON (November 19) — The Carroll County Health Department provided free flu vaccines Thursday as part of a statewide “Fight Flu TN” vaccination event.The drive-through event … more
NASHVILLE (August 30) — Since last Monday’s report of the number of COVID-19 cases, the following is this week’s report. The statistics are cumulative for all of 2020.Today, August … more
NASHVILLE (August 28) – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today (Friday, August 28, 2020) signed Executive Order No. 59 to extend certain, targeted provisions of Executive Order Nos. 36, 38, 49, 50, … more
HUNTINGDON — The Carroll County Health Department was recently honored with a pair of Annual Public Health Excellence Awards from the Tennessee Department of Health West Regional Office. The … more
McKENZIE (August 13) - The McKenzie Special School District will transition to distance learning Friday, August 14, according to a Thursday announcement by Director of Schools Lynn Watkins. In-person … more
NASHVILLE (August 10) — A lot can happen in a week. Today, Weakley County Mayor Jake Bynum joined Henry County in mandating face mask use in public spaces, after Weakley County reported its … more
NASHVILLE (August 3) — The number of COVID-19 active cases continue to climb in Carroll, Henry and Weakley counties and across the state. In the last week, Carroll and Weakley counties have … more
NASHVILLE (July 29) — Tennessee hit a milestone today, over 100,000 cases and 1,000 dead as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a respiratory pathogen that has been ravaging the global for nearly eight months now. As the case count surges, predictions of a sudden cease fire from this pathogen on November 3, 2020 seem more unlikely every day. more
NASHVILLE (July 28) — Nearly eight months into a global pandemic and as far as Tennessee is concerned, the positive case count has not slowed, but grown exponentially. Predictions of a sudden cease fire from this pathogen on November 3, 2020 seem more unlikely every day. more
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