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Coffee County Tullahoma Health Dept. adjusts testing hours

The Coffee County Tullahoma Health Department has established new COVID-19 assessment site hours for county residents that feel they need to be tested.

Coffee County Tullahoma’s COVID-19 assessment site hours are now 8-11 a.m. Monday through Friday at the department location at 615 Wilson Ave. in Tullahoma. 

Coffee County residents who have concerns that they may have symptoms of COVID-19 can contact their local health department for assessment and testing. Test results may be available within 72 hours, depending on the volume of tests that the testing lab receives.

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Coffee County residents can call the Coffee County Tullahoma Health Department at (931) 455-9369 between 8 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday – Friday for testing availability.

For general information, Coffee County residents can call the South Central Regional COVID-19 Hotline at (931) 490-8312 between 8 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday – Friday.

Tennessee’s Coronavirus Public Information Lines are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., CDT Monday – Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 833-556-2476 or 877-857-2945.

Additional information about Tennessee’s assessment sites is available for each county on the Tennessee Department of Health website at www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/remote-assessment-sites.html.

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There are many things Coffee County residents can do to reduce the impact of COVID-19:
• 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 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;
• Practice social/physical distancing from others, be safer at home; and,
• Wear cloth facemasks or coverings in public.

All Tennesseans, especially those in high-risk populations, should take the following actions to reduce the possibility of getting sick with COVID-19:
• Keep space (at least 6’) between yourself and others;
• Limit your time in public to essential needs only, such as grocery trips, medical care, pharmacy needs or emergencies;
• When you are in public, avoid crowds as much as possible, and keep away from others who are sick, limit close contact and wash your hands often;
• Avoid non-essential travel, especially on airlines and cruise ships; and,
• Stay home as much as possible to reduce your risk of being exposed.
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Visit the Tennessee Department of Health online at www.tn.gov/health.

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