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Tennessee: Unified Command Focused Rural Areas with COVID Testing
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Tennessee: Unified Command Focused Rural Areas with COVID Testing

Tennessee’s Unified Command Continues to Focus on Rural Counties with COVID-19 Testing Events this Weekend Nashville, TN (STL.News) Governor Bill Lee’s Unified Command Group will open drive through COVID-19 testing sites in each of Tennessee’s grand divisions on Saturday, Nov. 7, in its ongoing effort to curb rising rural cases. Saturday’s COVID-19 testing is free to those who want to receive a test.  Testing sites will be open from 9 a.m. to noon, local time, and will stay open until all individuals in the vehicle line have received tests.  The testing locations are as follows: West Tennessee Houston County EMS Station 2400 W. Main St. Erin, TN Weakley County Martin Fire Station #3 126 University Plaza Drive Martin, TN Middle Tennessee Macon County Macon County Fairground 23...
Tennessee Governor Lee’s Unified Command to Conduct COVID-19 Testing in Rural Counties
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Tennessee Governor Lee’s Unified Command to Conduct COVID-19 Testing in Rural Counties

Tennessee’s Unified Command to Conduct Weekend COVID-19 Testing Events in Rural Counties Nashville, TN (STL.News) Governor Bill Lee’s Unified Command Group will open drive through COVID-19 testing sites in three counties Saturday, Oct. 24 to address rising case rates in Tennessee’s rural areas. “We’ve seen an upward trend in COVID cases in rural Tennessee that are cause for concern,” said Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP, Tennessee Department of Health.  “Bringing back weekend drive through testing helps with access to testing which will help combat COVID-19’s continued health threat.  In addition to testing, Tennesseans need to take simple, yet impactful, precautions - wearing masks, washing hands, and social distancing – to protect themselves.” Saturday’s COVID-19 testing is fr...