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Find out how & where to get a vaccine in your area by appointment

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The states are now making it easier to figure out where to get a Covid-19 vaccine and how to make an...

Tennessee announces COVID-19 vaccine eligibility tool

Tennessee officials have set up an online tool that helps people figure out when they will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Hamilton County Expanding COVID Vaccinations

Hamilton County Health Department rolled out phase 1A-2 as part of the state of Tennessee's vaccination plan.

Dozens of COVID-hit Tennessee hospitals not taking transfers

Tennessee's top health official says dozens of hospitals in the state have stopped taking transfer patients because they are already overwhelmed.

Tennessee expects 90,000 vaccine doses a week

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee official says the state expects to start receiving 90,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines a week going forward. Health Commissioner...

Tennessee Health Commissioner Says Hospitals Approaching Critical Capacity

Tennessee Health Commissioner Dr. Lisa Piercey said that state hospitals are approaching critical capacity.

Holiday travel: what’s expected and urged

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - With just over a week until Christmas Day, many travelers on Wednesday made a quick stop at an I-75...

Tennessee’s plans for first vaccine doses

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee's Department of Health says the first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine will be used as an emergency backup supply. The...

Hamilton County Schools starts Covid-19 Rapid testing Program

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - Hamilton County Schools are beginning to implement a new  district wide rapid Covid-19 testing program.  The school district was chosen by...

Report: Tennessee death rates up where masks never mandated

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new report says Tennessee counties that haven't required wearing masks in public are on average seeing COVID-19 death rates...
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Yankees Stop Five Game Losing Skid With 3-1 Win Over Atlanta

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Yankees broke their five-game losing streak with little offense, getting a run-scoring wild pitch and bases-loaded walk...

John Fulkerson Discusses Returning For His Sixth Season on the Vols Basketball Team

In an age where college basketball players seem to transfer every year, Vols forward John Fulkerson is a relic. He announced last week that...