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Overton Health And Rehab Move Back To Limited Visitations Due To COVID

Overton County Health and Rehab has stopped open visitations due to residents testing COVID positive. Public Relations Director Scott Stevens said the center’s COVID unit has reopened with three residents positive experiencing mild symptoms. “That changes our visitation slightly,” Stevens said. “We have it where the doors are wide open for visits, but now we have to limit that like ... 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 Jail Lifts In-Person Visitation Suspension, Facility COVID Free

In-person visitations at the Putnam County Jail are set to resume Monday. Visitations were temporarily suspended for three weeks after a COVID spike among inmates. Sheriff Eddie Farris said the facility now stands COVID free. “We’ve certainly made some progress over the last few days,” Farris said. “So the 27th everybody will be off quarantine. So, we’re excited about that. ... Read More »

Putnam Jail Visitations Suspended Due To Inmate COVID Cases

Visitations at the Putnam County Jail have been suspended for two weeks. Sheriff Eddie Farris said the action was taken to quarantine the facility after multiple inmates tested positive for COVID. “I don’t have an exact number of how many positives that we have, but it was starting to be one here and one there,” Farris said. “So, we felt ... Read More »

Scheduled Visitations Resume For TN Correctional Complexes

Visitations will resume Saturday at the Bledsoe County Correctional Complex. The decision comes from the Tennessee Department of Corrections, which is allowing scheduled appointments for all facilities based on community COVID numbers and vaccine efforts. Public Information Officer Robert Reburn said the facility is excited to bring back face to face visits after being absent for a whole year. “We ... Read More »

Cumberland Co. Jail Restricting Visitations

The Cumberland County Jail will bring back visitor restrictions beginning Friday. The jail first restricted visitations in May but removed them that summer. Sheriff Casey Cox said with rising COVID numbers, the rules should help keep the jail COVID-free. “That is why we are really implementing this is because we have done well about being able to keeping it out,” ... Read More »

Long Term Care Visitations Return Thursday

Beginning Thursday long term care facility residents statewide can resume scheduled visitations if county positivity numbers meet certain standards. Cumberland Ridge Assisted Living Administrator Rebekah Blaylock said the Crossville facility is keeping all visitations outside with only two visitors at a time. “The visits have to be scheduled prior, and then, they have to wear their mask for the duration ... Read More »

Long Term Care Visitations Allowed Starting October

Visitations for long term care residents will expand under a new initiative announced by the state department of health Thursday. Health Commissioner Dr. Lisa Piercy said starting October 1st, facilities that have gone 14 days with no new COVID cases may allow visitors. “The health and safety of our vulnerable Tennesseans, particularly those in long term care facilities, remains our ... Read More »