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Mt. Canaan and Blue Cross Blue Shield host 6th annual flu vaccine drive

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee hosted their sixth annual flu vaccine drive at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church today. The church...

Health Dept: Covid-19 drop in Hamilton County is both real and statistical

HAMILTON COUNTY (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Health Department says the statistical drop in people with Covid-19 is both real and actuarial. They say the...

School Mental Services Expands in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is expanding its mental health services for students and teachers to every county.

Drive Thru Flu Shots in Dalton

It's the beginning of flu season and North Georgia health officials are providing vaccines through mass events.

Inside look at the Alstom plant Covid-19 testing site

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - According to health officials, the Hamilton County Health Department has conducted over 80 thousand Covid-19  tests since the pandemic began. The former...

Tennessee nursing home visitation

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Both Tennessee and Georgia will soon be able to visit their loved ones who are inside long term care facilities. Starting October...

Covid-19 symptoms lingering for months after being sick

CHATTANOOGA, TENN (WDEF)-The Coronavirus has impacted many people throughout the Tennessee Valley-but some patients-the symptoms just aren’t going away. “We're discovering this disease does whatever...

Kemp: Visitors now allowed at Georgia nursing homes

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF)- Governor Brian Kemp made his own changes regarding nursing homes in Georgia. Nursing homes across the country have been battling with the...

Task Force encourages parents to stay on top of child physicals & vaccines

"we really urge parents to continue to keep childhood vaccinations up to date and to schedule back to school physicals, even if kids are doing school back at home."

9/11 draws attention to first responders health concerns

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- As the days, months and years go by, we are still working on how to preserve the safety of our first...

National Suicide Prevention Week

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - September 6th through September 12th is national Suicide Prevention Week and officials are saying the pandemic is causing depression in younger...

Blood Assurance has critical need after multiple traumas

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Blood Assurance reports a critical need for O-positive and O-negative blood because of multiple traumas in the area. They say they has...

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Titans, Vikings suspend in-person activities Due to Positive COVID tests

The Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings are suspending in-person activities after the Titans had three players test positive for the coronavirus.

Dalton Potter ManHunt gunshot victim recovering well

WHITFIELD COUNTY, GA - On September 9th, Eddie Cloer came home to work in his backyard; never expecting to be confronted with manhunt suspect Dalton...

Weather Update: Tuesday Morning’s Forecast – September 29th, 2020

Tennessee Valley (WDEF): We Have A Beautiful Stretch Of Weather Beginning Wednesday! Tuesday Morning: Still some clouds, and we'll see a few periodic showers and...
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Hamilton County Commissioner defends WWTA rate increase

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - Come October, Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority customers will see a 12 percent increase on their bill. A...