Parkridge & Erlanger changing Covid visitation policies

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Local hospitals are changing their visitation policies again to reflect the rise in Covid cases. The Parkridge Health System updated their policies beginning on Friday. Basically they are limiting the number of people who can visit patients.…

Health Department boosters for ages 12-15

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Health Department is offering the Pfizer Covid booster for young teens next week, even if they don't have all the protocols just yet. They will begin offering the boosters for ages 12-15 beginning on…

Supply of monoclonal antibodies resumes again

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WDEF) - The Alabama Department of Public Health reports that the government has resumed shipping out supplies of monoclonal antibodies again to treat Covid patients. The supply had been cut off December 23 by the federal government. The…

Georgia: Don't go to hospital for Covid tests

ATLANTA, Georgia (WDEF) - Georgia officials are trying to discourage people from going to the E-R to get a Covid test. There has been a surge of testing since the Omicron variant has increased Covid cases. But health officials want…

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