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CRMC Releases Mandatory COVID Vaccine Policy

Cookeville Regional has adopted a mandatory COVID vaccine policy Friday in response to the new rule coming down from the federal government. According to the policy, mandates will be in place for employees, volunteers, students, contract staff, vendors and medical staff. These employees have a deadline of December 5th. Workers will also have the option to apply for exemption based ... Read More »

CRMC Changes Policy To Allow Visitations For Some COVID Patients

Cookeville Regional changed its visitation policy for some COVID patients Wednesday. The hospital will now allow one visitor a day for two hours but only for patients that have been housed for at least five days. All patients in ICU will be allowed one visitor even if inpatient is less than 5 days. Visitation for patients with the last name ... Read More »

Putnam Continues Optional Mask Policy; Officials Monitor Cases

The Putnam County Schools will continue with its mask-optional policy as part of this year’s school opening policy. School Board Chair Lynn McHenry said the school system will continue to monitor local COVID numbers. “We have had zero hospitalizations for children under 19, and that plays a large part of the decisions that we make locally,” McHenry said. “But, we ... Read More »

Jackson BOE Approves TSBA Title IX Policy

The Jackson County School System has a new Title IX and sexual harassment policy with two new positions in charge of reports. The Tennessee School Boards Association model policy includes a Title IX Coordinator and a designated Decision Maker. Director of Schools Kristy Brown said the two positions will be filled by district employees with no conflicts of interest. “Basically, ... Read More »