Changes in How Rutherford County Schools Deal With COVID-19 and New Law Says Businesses / Government Organizations Cannot Require COVID Vaccine

Nov 16, 2021 at 07:32 am by WGNS

Some of the guidelines around COVID-19 have changed, which means changes for the Rutherford County Schools and schools throughout the state. One of the changes focuses on how.... Read More

Fight Flu Event in Rutherford County - Free Flu Vaccine

Nov 05, 2021 at 02:53 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN – The Rutherford County Health Department will hold a special “FightFluTN” event on November 9th to provide flu shots at no charge to i.... Read More

Free flu vaccines provided across Tennessee on Nov. 9

Nov 04, 2021 at 02:36 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health is urging all Tennesseans who have not yet received a flu vaccine this flu season to get one as soon as possible. For the fourth consecutive.... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Ages 5 – 11

Nov 04, 2021 at 09:06 am by WGNS

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine has been officially approved for children ages 5 to 11-years-old and it is now available.Murfreesboro Medical Clinic reports they expect t.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department Offering Booster Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Oct 26, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—The Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) is now offering booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines to certain populations.For individuals who receiv.... Read More

FREE COVID Vaccinations in Murfreesboro on October 25th

Oct 09, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - This month, Murfreesboro will host professionals from across the state for the 2021 TAHPERD Annual Convention. TAHPERD stands for The Tennessee As.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department and Partners Open Additional COVID-19 Testing Site on North End of County

Oct 07, 2021 at 02:48 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(October 7, 2021) Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD), City of La Vergne, and CH Consulting Solutions are partnering to offer COVID-19 testi.... Read More

Those who have had COVID-19, may want to do some research before getting the COVID Vaccine

Oct 04, 2021 at 11:04 am by WGNS

Rutherford County has recorded 59,925 COVID-19 cases, since the start of the pandemic. Of that number, 57,799 cases are now inactive or recovered.  To get vaccinated or t.... Read More

GUEST: Dr. Dan Rudd, who updates WGNS listeners on COVID-19 and a new test that may make you think twice about getting vaccinated

Oct 04, 2021 at 09:29 am by WGNS

Dr. Dan Rudd was our in-studio guest on Monday at the WGNS Studio on South Church Street in Murfreesboro. Listen to the entire show above. 

All Rutherford County COVID Vaccinations-Testing Moving To State Farm Building This Friday

Sep 27, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Rutherford County Health Department RCHD) will transfer all COVID-19 operations to include vaccinations and testing to the former State Farm Operations Cen.... Read More

TN Department of Health Offering Booster Dose of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Sep 24, 2021 at 03:12 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health will begin offering booster doses of COVID vaccine to certain populations, beginning Friday, September 24.A single dose booster of the Pfize.... Read More

"Get your 'dose of hope': Rutherford County Launches New Campaign Geared Toward Vaccine Awareness

Aug 30, 2021 at 09:40 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County, in collaboration with other local municipalities, healthcare providers, and community partners is launching a campaign this week.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Offering Third Dose of mRNA Vaccine

Aug 16, 2021 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health is acting upon recent guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regardin.... Read More

Tennesseans Respond: COVID-19 Vaccinations Up 47% To Start National Immunization Month

Aug 08, 2021 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health is recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month this August. This comes at a time when Tennessee is seeing an increase in the COVID-19.... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccinations and Who is Getting The Vaccine?

Jun 01, 2021 at 08:45 am by WGNS

COVID-19 continues to be a concern for residents in the Volunteer State and the Tennessee Department of Health continues to monitor the number of vaccinations recorded daily.... Read More

From an idea to MTSU nurses providing COVID-19 vaccine for Journey Home clients

May 31, 2021 at 09:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Three weeks ago, knowing the need for MTSU Health Services to utilize COVID-19 vaccines about the expire so they would not be wasted, universi.... Read More

Rutherford County Staff Recognized for Service in County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center

May 16, 2021 at 07:18 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center operators were recognized at an appreciation luncheon this month. The call center was staffed b.... Read More

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Approved For Ages 12 and Up

May 14, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health announced Thursday, it will begin administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 12-15 years. This is following the decision by.... Read More

Local Health Department Offering Walk-In Option for COVID-19 Vaccinations at State Farm Operations Center

Apr 28, 2021 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—The Rutherford County Health Department announced today it is offering walk-in options for individuals to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.  Appoint.... Read More

UPDATE: TN Dept. of Health To Resume Administration of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Apr 26, 2021 at 11:31 am by WGNS

After an extensive analysis of the risks and benefits of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted toda.... Read More