TN Department of Health launches new COVID-19 website

TN Department of Health launches new COVID-19 website
Governor Bill Lee visits a COVID-19 testing site in Memphis. (WHBQ)

TENNESSEE — The Tennessee Department of Health and Tennessee’s Unified Command Group has launched a new website to give COVID-19 data, additional health information and relevant updates to Tennesseans.

The site is at COVID19.tn.gov.

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“This new site will help Tennesseans quickly and easily find important information as they navigate decisions for themselves and their families,” said Governor Bill Lee. “We are committed to acting in the most transparent manner possible and are continuously working to ensure we provide timely and relevant data.”

The new website is designed to simplify some of the most requested COVID-19 data for both desktop and mobile users, a release stated.

The site will offer dashboards and daily reports with state and county-level information that includes:

  • Case counts
  • Hospitalizations
  • Tests conducted

“We’re pleased to offer this new tool to help Tennesseans make decisions about activities for their families, businesses and communities as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves,” said Tennessee Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP. “We continue to promote data transparency and provide up-to-date information to Tennesseans to protect their health and prosperity.”

The site offers:

  • Screening tool for individuals to assess their risk of COVID-19
  • Practical tips on how to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Tennessee communities
  • A comprehensive map of testing sites across the state is also included
  • Information is tailored for groups such as individuals, families, educators and business owners

The new COVID-19 website supplements information that will remain available on the TDH agency page.

TDH will continue to provide updated COVID-19 case counts at 2 p.m. Central time daily.