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Henry County Health Department nurses (from foreground) Maleighea Boyd and Tashay Ingram, both LPNs, and Lora Phillips, RN, gather information and swab noses for COVID-19 tests Tuesday morning, while about 15 vehicles are in line in the department’s parking lot. The Health Department continu…

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Henry County Health Department nurses (from foreground) Maleighea Boyd and Tashay Ingram, both LPNs, and Lora Phillips, RN, were gathering information and swabbing noses for COVID-19 tests Tuesday morning, when about 15 vehicles were in line in the department’s parking lot. The Health Depart…

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Henry Countians wanting to receive COVID-19 vaccines outside Plumley Rehabilitation behind Henry County Medical Center were backed up about a mile and a half all the way up Tyson Avenue and down Mineral Wells Avenue as far as the Kroger shopping center early Tuesday morning. 

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has authorized medically trained National Guard members to fill nursing roles, drive ambulances and perform coronavirus testing for hospitals that have been increasingly overstretched on staffing while they care for a climbing number of coronavirus pa…

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Henry County residents who are wondering about receiving their property tax bills this year might be waiting another couple of weeks before they get those notices in the mail.

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This year has been defined by many obstacles that the world has rarely experienced before, mostly because of COVID-19. Mother Nature herself has given the world some unexplainable phenomena in 2020, from the raging fires that turned the sky red in California to a seemingly endless amount of …

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After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is increasingly infecting American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears driven by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Titans suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL says three Titans players and five personnel tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first COVID-19 outbreak of the NFL season in Week 4.

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MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Claire Reagan was feeling overwhelmed as her oldest child’s first day of kindergarten approached and with a baby on the way. The 5-year-old boy has autism, and she worried he would struggle with juggling in-person and virtual learning, and that she wouldn’t have enough t…

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MEMPHIS (AP) — As millions of Americans struggle to pay their rent during the coronavirus pandemic, landlords are going to courts, claiming that the national eviction moratorium unfairly strains their finances and violates their property rights.

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Henry County Mayor Brent Greer has chosen to extend the county masking requirement order through Sunday. Each weekly extension of the order expires on Sunday of that week but Greer is staying firm on continuing the order through the end of the month.

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Combine the concerns of working around COVID-19 patients, the super-high pay rates offered in other parts of the country and the long, demanding hours — mix all those ingredients together and it’s understandable why Henry County Medical Center is having a bit of trouble hanging onto nurses t…

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Henry County has reported 336 total cases of the novel coronovirus, according to statistics released Monday by the State Department of Health.