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The bill that opposes vaccine mandates now includes incentives for people to receive unemployment benefits if they leave their employer for refusing to get a shot.

No Appointments Needed: North Ga Health Departments offering walk in Covid-19 vaccine

WHITFIELD COUNTY, Ga (WDEF) - Getting your Covid-19 shot will now be even easier. At several North Georgia health department sites, you can walk...

Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Funeral Services of Charles H. Coolidge

The Hamilton County Health Department is warning of potential COVID-19 exposure at Charles H. Coolidge's funeral. The funeral services began Thursday and continued into...

Alaska to offer tourists COVID-19 vaccines starting June 1

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy says COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the state starting June 1....

Vaccine Hesitancy in Tennessee

A case study reveals that more people are afraid to dying from the covid vaccine than the disease itself.

How to Find Relief from Consistently High Pollen Counts in the Tennessee Valley

Allergy season is in full throttle this spring. Pollen counts have been consistently high in the past few weeks, some days over two thousand,...

Covid News: 1st vs 2nd dose, J&J update,

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Here are some of the headlines today about Covid-19 vaccines here at home and nationwide. ______ The Hamilton County Health Department is now...

States pause use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine to investigate blood clots

(WDEF) - Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and Alabama are all pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine. The federal government issued a recommendation...

US recommends ‘pause’ for Johnson & Johnson vaccine over clot reports

The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.

Cempa Community Care Vaccines

Cempa had over 500 doses of the vaccine prepared for anyone who made an appointment plus any walk ups.

Nashville lifts outdoor mask mandate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Nashville’s top health officials have tweaked the city’s mask mandate to exclude requiring face coverings in outdoor spaces. According to...

Nashville lifts outdoor mask mandate

The health restrictions in Nashville are easing up a bit with masks no longer required outside.

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