Health Department marks several Covid milestones

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The Health Department is acknowledging several round numbers in the battle against Covid-19.. some good and some bad:

1000 COVID DEATHS

“Each one of these deaths was an individual; they were someone’s mother, father, sister, brother, or friend. Our deepest sympathies and condolences to all those who have lost loved ones; they leave a hole in our community that cannot be replaced.”

200,000 VACCINE DOSES

“At times, this hurdle seemed so very far away but was something that we kept chipping away at, day by day.”

60,000 AT-HOME, TEST KITS

“including an additional 140,000 PCR tests administered & resulted out by Health Department staff. ”

the Health Department operates A COVID hotline, which is a resource for the community to access for help answering any COVID questions and to find other resources available that can help. Please call us at 423-209-8383 with any questions.

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