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Pfizer’s covid-19 vaccine approval for 12 and over helps push towards herd immunity

HIXSON, Tennessee- The US Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorization for Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine to include people ages 12 to 15. This is...

40,000 COVID-19 At-Home-Test Kits to be Distributed in Hamilton Co.

40,000 households in Chattanooga - Hamilton County will have the opportunity to receive a free test kit at home.

Chattanooga’s First Covid Vaccine Trial for Kids

ClinSearch, a Chattanooga Based researched company, will be one of the first institutions in the Tennessee Valley to start covid vaccine trials for children as young as 12.

Blood needed after restaurant deck collapse

SODDY DAISY, Tenn. (WDEF)- A birthday party at Zoi's Restaurant at Harbor Lights Marina turned tragic Saturday afternoon and now Blood Assurance says that...

Blood Assurance Asking for Donations to Help Marina Deck Victims

A birthday party turned wrong Saturday afternoon after a deck holding 40 people collapsed at Zoi’s Restaurant on Harbor Lights Marina. Eleven people were...

Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Dalton

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF)- The Mack Gaston Community Center in Dalton was used a little differently today. The North Georgia Health District partnered with the DEO...

US extends face-mask requirement on planes until September

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government is extending the requirement that travelers wear face masks on planes, trains and buses. The rule was set...

State Health Dept. Launching PSA Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Health Department has announced that starting May 4th, no appointment will be necessary to receive your COVID-19...

Hamilton County Mask Mandate Set to End this Week

The mask mandate in Hamilton County is set to expire this Wednesday. Thursday, the 29th will be the first official day that masks will...

Catoosa County Health Incident Trailer

RINGGOLD, Ga. (WDEF)- Catoosa County got to use their brand new Health Incident Trailer for a good cause. Catoosa County Government and Emergency Management Agency...

Appeals court reinstates Tennessee abortion waiting period

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal appeals court has reinstated a 48-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions in Tennessee as the state appeals...

534 Tennesseans test positive for COVID after being vaccinated

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) - The Tennessee Health Department has reported that 534 Tennesseans have contracted COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated, something that the state...

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Braves Pitcher Max Fried Looks Sharp as Atlanta Beats St. Louis 9-1

ATLANTA (AP) - Ozzie Albies and William Contreras homered off Carlos Martínez in a four-run second inning, Max Fried allowed two hits in seven...

Federal holiday pressures companies to give Juneteenth off

NEW YORK (AP) - The declaration of Juneteenth as a federal holiday is putting the pressure on more U.S. companies to give their employees...

Sixers Avoid Elimination After Beating Hawks 104-99

ATLANTA (AP) - Seth Curry hit six 3-pointers and scored 24 points and the top-seeded Philadelphia 76ers avoided elimination in the Eastern Conference semifinal...

Girl attacked by bear in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) - Officials say a 16-year-old girl was attacked by a bear Friday in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. National Park Service...