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Aug 13

Daily COVID-19 Update for Ringgold County

Jul 9

COVID-19 Death Confirmed in Ringgold County

Ringgold County Public Health announced today the first death associated with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the county. The individual was an elderly adult.  No further details will be released. “We wish to extend our sympathy to this individual’s family,” said Becky Fletchall, RN, BSN Ringgold County Public Health Nurse Administrator. “Ringgold County Public Health and […]

Jul 7

AMA, AHA, ANA Issue Open Letter Urging Public to Wear a Mask to Stop COVID-19 Spread

An open letter to the American public, Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have urged the American people to protect themselves, their neighbors and their loved ones amidst the worst global health crisis in generations. After months of physical distancing and staying at home, infections and deaths began to decline. But in the […]

May 29

Why Are People Wearing Masks? Answering Your Child’s Questions

Sometimes our toddlers ask us questions that are hard to answer — especially when we’re not sure what the right answer is, like the situation many communities are facing with COVID-19. For young children, it’s best to answer their questions simply in language they understand. If children ask about people wearing masks or other face […]