Health officials warn “a third wave is coming”

Health officials warn “a third wave is coming”

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Hamilton County Health officials say they are concerned now about rising Covid cases and hospitalizations in our area.

Both have jumped more than 200% in the last two weeks.

And they are seeing more cases in people under 30 and in families.

Administrator Becky Barnes says the data shows a third wave of Covid-19 is coming.

“We can stop or greatly diminish a potential wave with vaccinations.”

The Department says 42% of Hamilton County residents have now been fully vaccinated.

Barnes says if you have not been vaccinated yet, you should be wearing a mask.

As schools begin ramping up a new year, the Department’s official advice to school systems is taht anyone who has not been vaccinated should wear masks.

The post Health officials warn “a third wave is coming” appeared first on WDEF.

Blogs

Vols Come Up Short Against Rebels

Vols Come Up Short Against Rebels

No. 13/14 Ole Miss Survives Vols’ Upset Bid, 31-26 via UTSports.com Game Recap: Football | October 17, 2021 Next Game Sat, Oct 23/ 7 p.m. Tuscaloosa, AL Football vs Alabama KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee pushed No. 13/14 Ole Miss to the brink, coming up just short on a last-gasp drive and falling, 31-26, in front of an impassioned…

Vols Prep For Mizzou

Vols Prep For Mizzou

Despite loss to Florida, the Vols head into their match up with Missouri with a positive attitude.

Headlines