Chattanooga Airport, CARTA Buses Lift Mask Mandate

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Following a Florida federal judge's ruling to strike down mask mandates on public transport, Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport has announced that customers will no longer be required to wear masks. CHA's…

Airports deciding what to do after mask mandate ruling

UPDATE: Response from Chattanooga Metro Airport officials this evening. "There are no policy changes at the moment." _______   UPDATE: Officials with the TSA say they won't enforce the mask mandate after today's ruling. _______   ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (WDEF)…

COVID cases continue to drop

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF)- COVID cases continue to drop across Tennessee and Georgia but does that mean COVID is completely behind us? The latest COVID surge due to the Omicron variant has come and seemly passed, but COVID cases are still…

Local Doctor talks about 4th COVID booster

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - A second COVID booster shot has been approved by the FDA. The FDA approved an additional dose of the mRNA vaccine those 50 or older. That means that a second booster has some benefit for the immuno-compromised…

Mask guidelines changing

CLEVELAND, Tennessee (WDEF)- According to reports, the CDC will soon advise people to still wear masks indoors in counties with high levels of meaningful COVID-19 cases such as hospitalizations and deaths as compared…

School mask mandate bill continues to roll in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia senators are advancing bills that would let Georgia public school parents opt their children out of school mask mandates and would bar many state and local agencies from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Both measures passed…

Travel increases as COVID cases decrease

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)-"Very safe. Everyone’s masked up, everyone’s complaint just about we’re on Royal Caribbean and we feel safer there than we do at home. People around here don’t wear a mask when you go…

Health Department moving Covid vaccine site

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Health Department is moving the location of their Covid-19 vaccinations. On Tuesday, they will begin administering them at their officers on East 3rd Street. And they will shut down the drive-thru location at the…

Dade County Schools drop quarantines

TRENTON, Georgia (WDEF) - Another local school system has made changes to its policy for students who have been exposed to COVID-19. Starting yesterday, students at Dade County Schools are no longer required…

Free N95 Masks Available at Food City

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Food City stores in our area are offering free N 95 face masks to customers and associates. In mid-January, the federal government announced plans to distribute 400 million masks…

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