COVID vaccinations are now wide open in Lynchburg and the Moore County Health Department will extend hours to accommodate.
Tennessee will move into the next risk-based vaccine phase on Monday. No word yet on when the vaccine will be available to all those 55 and older.
Tennessee Department of Health officials confirmed that the new COVID-19 variant named B.1.1.7 had made it’s way four hours northeast of Lynchburg to Blountville located near Knoxville. Two cases were confirmed and both individuals were being quarantined.
Parents of high-risk kids as well as local jailers and correctional officers will want to pay particular attention to changes made to the state vaccination plan last week.
As of today, Moore County has 20 new COVID cases and will not receive a shipment of vaccine this week.
The Moore County Health Department will be open on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. offering COVID-19 vaccination to any Moore County citizen aged 75 or older.
MCHS Athletic Director: Immediate households can attend Raiders games, everyone should tune in remotely
MCHS officials announced this week that Raider sporting events will now be closed to all spectators except immediate family.
Motlow State continues to innovate to keep it’s faculty, staff, and students safe. They recently added no-contact temperature scanners on the Moore County campus.
Moore County gained 30 new COVID-19 cases last week. New case numbers are also spiking in surrounding counties.
As of this afternoon’s Tennessee Department of Health’s 2 p.m. number, Moore County confirmed 21 new, active COVID-19 cases this week. Our last reported positivity rate was 26.4 percent.