According to the Tennessee Dept. of Health, Decatur County now has 5 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 1 recovered case and 85 negative labs. Henderson County still shows 2 confirmed cases with 1 recovered and 212 negative labs. Perry County now has 6 confirmed cases, 3 recovered and 41 negative labs.

Reminder that COVID-19 drive through testing locations will be open this weekend.

On Saturday, April 18, 22 COVID-19 drive-through testing sites will be open at the following locations in West Tennessee:

Hardin County 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. First Baptist Church, 145 Main St., Savannah

Madison County 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jackson Fairgrounds, 800 South Highland Ave., Jackson

On Sunday, April 19, 11 COVID-19 drive-through testing sites will be open at the following locations in Tennessee:

Madison County 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jackson Fairgrounds, 800 South Highland Ave., Jackson

Anyone with health concerns, or who has concerns about the health of a family member, is invited to come to one of these locations this weekend to receive testing for COVID-19. This testing will be provided at no cost to participants, and those who come for testing can remain in their vehicles throughout the process of collecting their samples.

Nurses and/or National Guard medics at each site will collect nasal swabs from those who want to be tested, and test results may be available within 72 hours after the samples arrive at the lab, depending on lab volume. 

Information will be provided at the testing locations on what participants can expect after being tested. This information is also available at: www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/health/documents/cedep/novel-coronavirus/TestedGuidance.pdf.

Learn more about TDH’s drive-through testing events this weekend and other locations for testing at www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/remote-assessment-sites.html.

Tennessee’s Coronavirus Public Information Lines are open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., CDT daily   at 833-556-2476 or 877-857-2945.

TDH is posting updated COVID-19 case numbers by 2 p.m. CDT each day at www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html. Find additional information at www.tn.gov/governor/covid-19.html and www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.

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