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Statement from Rutherford County Health Department and Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations in Rutherford County

Thursday, January 07, 2021

Officials from Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) say Monday’s relocation of COVID-19 testing and vaccinations to the State Farm Operations Center located on Memorial Boulevard were successful.  More

Gov. Lee Announces New COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Tool

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced a new digital tool to help inform Tennesseans when they will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  More

Week of January 4th Testing & Vaccine Information

Monday, January 04, 2021

Week of January 4th- January 8th
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: Self-Testing 8am-12:30pm
Tuesday & Thursday: Drive-Thru 8am-11am
State Farm Operations Center
2500 Memorial Blvd Murfreesboro, TN 37131 More

TDH Updates COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Wednesday, December 30, 2020


Rutherford County Health Department Receives First of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Rutherford County Health Department received its first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Monday. A total of 10 Rutherford County public safety workers from multiple disciplines and jurisdictions, who qualified as Phase 1a1 in the COVID-19 Vaccination Plan for Tennessee, received their first vaccine dose yesterday. Two individuals had their vaccines administered by Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) Commissioner Dr. Lisa Piercy.  More

TDH Announces Testing Schedule Change

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Tennessee Department of Health COVID-19 testing sites across the state will begin offering self-testing kits to adults three days a week December 21, to allow staff members to transition to vaccination of frontline health care providers and first responders. Local county health departments will continue to offer COVID-19 testing five days a week at no charge for anyone who wishes to be tested.  More

Virtual Christmas Tree Lighting Downtown

Friday, December 04, 2020

The live Christmas tree on the historic Rutherford County Courthouse lawn will be lit for the first time tonight during a virtual downtown tree lighting ceremony. More

CCRC Clarifies Interim COVID-19 Visitation Policy

Monday, November 30, 2020

Community Care of Rutherford County is making an effort to further explain the facility’s interim COVID-19 policy for visitation.  More

Mayor Ketron Announces County Savings

Friday, November 20, 2020

Mayor Bill Ketron proudly announces the County’s recent savings of over $3.9 mil. According to Finance Director Lisa Nolen, last week the County refunded part of its general obligation debt issued in 2012 and 2013 for school and general capital projects with a taxable debt issue. The true interest cost was 1.3173%, resulting in debt service savings to the County totaling $3,970,632. Nolen explains that “refunding debt” is similar to refinancing a home mortgage with the goal of reducing your house payment.  More

Rutherford County Commissioner Joe Frank Jernigan Resigns After 22 Years of Service, Focusing on Health

Monday, November 09, 2020

After 22 years of serving on the Rutherford County Commission, District 6 Commissioner Joe Frank Jernigan announced his resignation during the Steering Committee meeting Monday, November 2. More