Tag Archives: Health Department

COVID-19 cases top 6000 in Tennessee

As of Wednesday, April 15th at 3 pm EDT, there were 6079 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tennessee, according to the state Health Department. Of those, 2196—or 36%–have already recovered, while another 135 people have died after contracting the virus. 74,817 people have tested negative. Roane County reported its sixth …

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The Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout is held each year on the third Thursday of November. The American Cancer Society encourages smokers to use this date to make a plan to quit smoking, or to plan in advance to quit smoking on that day. Each year many people die from tobacco usage. …

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