NASHVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – Governor Bill Lee’s Unified Command Group is making more COVID-19 testing options available for Tennesseans statewide leading up to and just after Thanksgiving. The Tennessee Department of Health and Tennessee National Guard is extending the hours at your Campbell County Health Department located at 162 Sharp-Perkins Road at Jacksboro from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., ET, on Mon., Nov. 23, and Mon., Nov. 30.
Tennessee National Guard personnel will also support testing during extended hours at health departments in the Davidson, Hamilton, and Knox counties.
COVID-19 testing at county health departments is free to those who want to receive a COVID-19 test.
All 89 rural county health departments will be open Mon., Nov. 23, through Wed., Nov. 25. County health departments will be closed and will not provide COVID-19 testing from Thurs. Nov. 26, through Sat. Nov. 28, 2020.
Participants should receive their test results within 72 hours, depending on test processing volume at laboratories. Information will be provided to participants at the testing locations on what they can expect after being tested. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 11/17/2020-9AM)