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Possible Coronavirus exposure at Hicks-Herring Wedding

COLLEGEDALE, Tenn. (WDEF)- Several people that attended the Hicks-Herring Wedding at the Collegedale Commons on June, 27 have tested positive for COVID-19. The HamCo Health...

Governor Bill Lee grants Mayors in 89 counties the authority to issue a mask mandate

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- On Friday, Governor Bill Lee signed an executive order, granting mayors from 89 counties the authority to issue mask requirements in...

Record new Covid-19 highs in both Tennessee and Hamilton County today

New case in Hamilton doubled today from yesterday to set new record of 118

How to spot a COVID-19 Scam

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance wants people to be aware of several different types of Coronavirus Scams currently...

3 new Covid-19 symptoms from the CDC

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The C-D-C is adding three new symptoms for those with the coronavirus. They include nausea, diarrhea, and runny nose. Some of these symptoms...

Hamilton County records 30th Covid-19 death

After a flat 10 days cycle, the numbers are trending up again.

Mayor Coppinger considering making masks in public mandatory

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - Coronavirus cases continue to rise with over 43,000 in the state of Tennessee and over 2,400 in Hamilton County.  Many states...

Health warning for people who attended Central & Hixson graduations

Health Dept. urging everyone get tested after one infectious person at each graduation in the stands.

COVID-19 case update: Tennessee system back online

NASHVILLE (WDEF) - Tennessee saw a spike of new Covid-19 positive tests on Monday, but we can blame this one on computer issues. The state...

COVID-19 Cases in the workplace & HIPPA rules

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Employers are often bound by HIPAA rules and regulations when it comes to being transparent about COVID-19 cases in the workplace. News...

Forecast for Saharan Dust Plume, Round 2

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Experts say this Saharan dust plume was unlike anything they've seen in 50 years. It arrived early this weekend, and many are...

Mask Mandates

With the rise of new cases of covid-19, state, county, and city leaders are trying to figure out how to respond to the increase of positive numbers.

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Wolff leads pack after second-straight 64

DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Wolff had a roller-coaster round that went well enough Saturday to give him a three-shot lead in the Rocket Mortgage...

Two Hixson businesses intentionally set on fire Saturday afternoon

HIXSON, Tenn. (WDEF)- The Chattanooga Fire Department says that debris on fire behind two Hixson businesses Saturday afternoon is not a coincidence. Investigators are now...

Weather Update: Sunday’s Forecast – July 5th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): Hot & Humid for Sunday with More Rain in the Forecast! Waking up Sunday morning in most areas between 67 & 73,...

Braves star Freeman, 3 others test positive for virus

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, premier reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus. Manager Brian...