The Sevier County EMA/Government has released a new a website to assist individuals with scheduling vaccine appointments, testing information, quarantine guidelines, and frequently asked questions. You can access this website by going to www.seviercountycovidhelp.com.
CDC guidelines on what to do if you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 including steps you should take steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community. CDC - If You Are Sick
There are 733 confirmed and probable cases, 9,067 negative tests, 411 recoveries, 319 active cases, 24 hospitalizations since the outbreak, and 3 deaths in Sevier County due to COVID-19. For more on how the state determines how the cases are counted, go to https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/data/data-faqs.html.
Today's Reminder: As we approach the busy 4th of July holiday weekend, we strongly urge all residents, businesses and visitors to follow CDC and State guidelines.
*Wear a face covering when around others.
*Practice social distancing whenever possible (even when wearing a face covering).
*Wash and/or sanitize your hands frequently.
*If you are sick stay at home.
*If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, contact your health provider immediately.
There are 657 confirmed and probable cases, 8,749 negative tests, 388 recoveries, 266 active cases, 22 hospitalizations since the outbreak, and 3 deaths in Sevier County due to COVID-19. For more on how the state determines how the cases are counted, go to https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/data/data-faqs.html
Executive Order 50 extends "the State of Emergency related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to August 29, 2020. The order allows for the continued suspension of various laws and regulations and other measures within the orders to facilitate the treatment and containment of COVID-19 through regulatory flexibility, promoting social distancing and avoidance of large gatherings, and protecting vulnerable populations.”
There are 588 confirmed and probable cases, 8,380 negative tests, 354 recoveries, 231 active cases, 21 hospitalizations since the outbreak, and 3 deaths in Sevier County due to COVID-19. For more on how the state determines how the cases are counted, go to https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/data/data-faqs.html.
The Tennessee Department of Health will not issue data on COVID-19 cases and tests on Sunday, June 28, due to an unplanned shutdown of the state surveillance system. Daily provision of case counts and additional data will resume once the system returns to full functionality.