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New COVID-19 Testing Site Opens Monday in Coffee County

Coffee County is working with all of its local partners to be progressive in combating the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and the Tennessee Department of Health. We are sharing information as it becomes available.  Please follow trusted sources for news and information.

The Coffee County Health Department testing will reside at a new location effective 7/27/2020. They will be located at 2050 Hillsboro Blvd, in Manchester at the old Southern Family Market. They will be testing from 9:00 am to 11:30 am and 1:00 pm until 3:30 pm, Monday thru Friday. This will alleviate traffic concerns as well as allow normal operations for the 2 current Health departments.

The Coffee County Mayor in conjunction with the City of Manchester and Tullahoma have been working closely with Emergency Management, Public Safety, and Health Care providers to ensure the best path to keep our citizens healthy and safe.

As a collective group we are respectfully urging our businesses and citizens to follow the Tennessee Pledge and CDC Recommendations and adhere to the following guidelines.

·       Wash your hands often with soap and water (or alcohol-based hand rub) for at least 20 seconds, especially after coughing or sneezing.  Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.

·       Stay at home when you are sick

·       Cover your coughs and sneezes with your arm or a tissue

·       Clean and disinfect objects (e.g., cell phone, computer) and high-touch surfaces regularly.

·       We are strongly encouraging the use of masks.

What do I do if I am sick?

·       Call your primary care physician

·       Stay at home and follow your PCP or providers direction

·       Monitor your symptoms

·       Get rest and stay hydrated

·       If you have an appointment and you are feeling sick call ahead to your doctors office

·       Cover your cough and sneeze

·       Wash your hands often

·       Stay away from others (Social Distancing)

·       Avoid sharing personal items

·       Clean all surfaces often, especially door handles to cars, and homes, steering wheel in your car, and all other surfaces you come in contact with often (even your cell phone)

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. He is currently the play by play voice of the Coffee County Red Raiders on The Rooster 101.5. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,455 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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