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COVID-19 VACCINE UPDATE

Beginning today (Thursday January 7, 2021) you can contact the Cumberland County Health Department at (931) 484-6196 to schedule an appointment for a FIRST DOSE vaccination until the current supply is depleted.  

VACCINATIONS WILL BE PROVIDED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. 

DO NOT ARRIVE MORE THAN 15 MINUTES BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPT TIME. THOSE ARRIVING EARLIER THAN 15 MINUTES BEFORE APPT TIME WILL BE . 

Cumberland County is currently administering vaccines to individuals in groups 1a1, 1a2, and persons age 75 and older. Please see graphic below.

We will continue to release information when new supplies of vaccine are received.  Please stay tuned for more information.”

Important Update Regarding Notary Service

Important Updates to Notary service provided at the Mayor’s Office:

 

  •  One notarization at a time in the office. Please wait in the hallway until office is cleared.

  • Only the signer will be permitted in the office for the service.

  • To cut down on exposure, please have documents filled out in their entirety, with the exception of the signature needing notarization.

  • Masks are required.

Tonight’s County Commission Meeting to be Electronic

Considering Governor Bill Lee’s latest press conference urging caution and his new Executive Order, the Cumberland County Commission meeting scheduled for tonight – Monday, December 21st at 6:00 pm will switch from an in-person meeting to an electronic meeting.

The meeting audio will be live-streamed on the County’s Facebook page as well as posted to this website at it’s conclusion.

Update from Cumberland County Health Dept

As of Monday November 23, 2020, Xtend will be contacting all positive test results completed at the Cumberland County Health Department. It is imperative that all persons tested read through the information packet that is given before testing. Many questions will be answered through the information provided in the packet.

Cumb Co Health Dept uses the PCR testing method. More information on this testing method can be found at CDC.GOV.

Individuals are required to quarantine after testing until results are received.

The Health Dept will be holding extended testing hours again on Monday, November 30, 2020 from 7am – 5pm!

tnAchieves in Need of More Mentors!

What is tnAchieves?
tnAchieves is the partnering organization to the TN Promise Scholarship in 90 of the 95 counties in Tennessee. Its mission is to increase higher education opportunities for Tennessee high school students by providing last-dollar scholarships with mentor guidance.


Visit the following link to learn more and apply to become a mentor: https://tnachieves.org/mentors/learn


Cumberland County needs 12 more mentors to meet this year’s goal!

Christmas on the Mountain Barrels are Out NOW!

Christmas on the Mountain Barrels are out in various businesses across the county!

We have a red barrel here in the Mayor’s office at the old courthouse!

From now until December 11, you can drop off NEW, UN-WRAPPED toys that will then be wrapped and distributed to hundreds of children across Cumberland County!