Due to positive COVID-19 cases being detected, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is requesting that anyone wishing to conduct business do so by telephone, according to a press release.
In an effort to allay concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines among certain community members, including people of color, the Community Council for Diversity and Inclusion put on a special town hall-style panel of experts from Vanderbilt University Medical Center to provide information and answ…
When the Tennessee National Guard needed volunteers to help Tennessee’s Department of Health fight the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of soldiers and airmen volunteered. One soldier that immediately answered the call was Sgt. Jessie James, a motor transport operator with Tullahoma’s 1175th Tra…
Blood Assurance, local non-profit blood supplier, has suspended convalescent plasma collections and COVID-19 antibody testing due to increased vaccine rates, already having a healthy stockpile for patients in need, and the increased demand for all other blood donations such as whole blood, p…
The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is once again partnering with The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to provide needed support so Tennessee’s child care agencies can remain open and operational during the COVID-19 pandemic. Approximately $15 million in grant assistanc…
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be offering assistance soon to offer financial assistance in the way funeral expenses for those who have lost loved ones do to COVID-19.
If you are an adult and you want to get the COVID vaccine, you will be able to regardless of age or physical issues by April 5.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, children’s hospitals across the United States have seen signification reductions in the number of children being treated for common pediatric illnesses like asthma and pneumonia, according to a new multicenter study led by Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at …
Last year was a struggle for so many businesses and nonprofits. It was the year of challenge, change, and unknown.
The Tennessee Department of Health's latest report shows COVID-19 cases are continuing to drop in Coffee County. Out of 6,294 total cases, there are 115 active cases, 6,065 cases considered inactive/recovered and 114 deaths.
In a recent survey by the U.S. Small Business Administration, 46.09% of workers are employed at small businesses in the the micropolitan area of Tullahoma-Manchester. Read more here.
Teachers and those aged 65 and older can begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines Monday, Feb. 22, according to state health officials.
Walmart is now administering COVID-19 vaccines to those who qualify to receive the vaccine according to the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan starting Friday. Read more at the link.
While the number of COVID-19 cases across the country is decreasing, pediatricians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are beginning to see a new post-surge trend: an increase in cases of multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).
Recently, residents and associates of Lynchburg Nursing Center have received the second dose of the FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine by Life Care’s pharmacy partner CVS. Read more here.
Per the latest report from Tennessee Department of Health, there are currently 6,031 total cases of COVID-19 listed in Coffee County, which include 213 active cases, 5,710 cases that are considered inactive/recovered and 108 deaths from the virus.
Coffee County got some positive news this past week as the decline in COVID-19 cases finally dropped the county out of the Red Zone. However, the week also saw Coffee County pass a tragic milestone as coronavirus claimed its 100th victim, the number of local deaths from the virus now sitting at 102.
Over the weekend, a burglar or burglars pillaged Good Samaritan of Tullahoma and stole several items and cash, including money set aside for a funeral fund for an employee who recently died from COVID-19. The perpetrator or perpetrators remain at-large. Read more here.
This Thursday, the Morning Pointe Foundation and Mental Health America of the MidSouth will present “Combating COVID Isolation,” a virtual Caregiver Café seminar about coping with the effects of COVID-19 in senior living communities. Read more here.
While multiple vaccines for COVID-19 have been approved and made their way around the country, some organizations are still operating with limitations and restrictions meant to protect the health and safety of their employees, volunteers and beneficiaries.
According to the state health department's latest reports, Coffee County is continuing to see a decrease in active cases. The reports shows 5,732 overall cases, 350 active cases, 5,300 cases that are considered inactive/recovered and 82 deaths.
- Morning Pointe begins COVID-19 inoculations
- Chamber Coffee off the table this month
- Court extends in-person suspension through March
- Dollar General offers dollars for vaccination
- Pandemic leaves EMS understaffed
- Dramatic development: Tullahoma hauls in major theatrical awards
- Motlow plans return to campus this fall
- Jan.15 COVID-19 Update
- Jan. 13 COVID-19 Update
- Franklin County Schools issue partial mask mandate
- County to resume limited vaccinations on Wednesday
- Jan. 12 COVID-19 Update
- Jan. 11 COVID-19 Update
- County has COVID vaccine shortage
- Jan. 8 COVID-19 Update
- Jan. 6 COVID-19 Update
- AEDC didn’t let COVID Grinch steal Christmas
- Left out in the cold
- Jan. 5 COVID-19 Update
- Jan. 4 COVID-19 Update
- Dec. 30 COVID-19 Update
- Dec. 29 COVID-19 Update
- Dec. 28 COVID-19 Update
- Dec. 23 COVID-19 Update
- Governor extends state of emergency
- State health department launches COVID-19 vaccination reporting dashboard
- County up to 60 COVID-19 deaths
- Less traveling expected over holidays
- Church adapts to Christmas in an upside down year
- Mayor Cordell released from hospital
- Moderna vaccine arrives in Coffee County
- TSSAA releases new spectator guidelines for sporting events
- Dec. 21 COVID-19 Update
- Governor bans gatherings of more than 10
- COVID case spike forces court rescheduling
- Art Center offers ‘A Very Tullahoma Christmas’
- Pfizer trial volunteer urges vaccination
- Dec. 18 COVID-19 Update
- AEDC Turkey Trot trots on despite pandemic
- New York Times figures may be misleading, require further reading
- County government buildings close due to virus
- Dec. 17 COVID-19 Update
- Coffee County crosses over 4,000 cases
- State receives first shipment of COVID vaccine
- City moves to Phase 3 COVID-19 operations
- Dec. 15 COVID-19 Update
- Children enjoys ‘Cookies with Mrs. Claus'
- Pandemic claims North Lake principal
- County up to 50 COVID-19 deaths
- Mayor Cordell admitted to hospital for COVID-19