Free COVID-19 testing set Wednesday at church

By TIM SINIARD
Posted 6/23/20

Testing for COVID-19 will be available for the general public on Wednesday at Peerless Road Church at no out-of-pocket cost, according to Cempa Community Care. The testings will take place from …

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Free COVID-19 testing set Wednesday at church

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Testing for COVID-19 will be available for the general public on Wednesday at Peerless Road Church at no out-of-pocket cost, according to Cempa Community Care. 
 
The testings will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. at 3301 Peerless Road.
 
No physician referrals will be required.
 
Those who arrive for testing will remain in their vehicles throughout the process of collection. 
 
If a patient has insurance, testing site workers will document that information and bill for the services rendered. 
 
For those requiring transportation assistance they may contact Tri-State Transportation at 423-544-1008.
 
For additional Cempa Community Care information, visit: www.cempa.org.
 
For event information, contact: info@cempa.org 
 
Organizations partnering for the testing event include Cempa Community Care, LifeSpring Community Health and Alleo Health System.
 
As of Monday, the COVID-19 case count for Tennessee was 345,553, including 531 deaths, 2,2301 hospitalizations and 23,537 recoveries.
 
For Bradley County, as of Monday, 349 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19, including 249 recoveries and three deaths.
 
One additional death as previously reported by the Cleveland Daily Banner has not yet been confirmed by the TDH.
 
Confirmed case totals for Bradley County neighbors include: 
 
 • Grundy: 48 cases, 32 recoveries and 1 death;
 
 • Hamilton: 2,103 cases, 1,125 recoveries and 26 deaths;
 
 • Marion: 50 cases, 40 recoveries and 3 deaths;
 
 • McMinn: 175 cases, 141 recoveries and 15 deaths;
 
 • Meigs: 31 cases, 25 recoveries and 0 deaths;
 
 • Monroe: 109 cases, 83 recoveries and 4 deaths;
 
 • Polk: 36 cases, 27 recoveries and 0 deaths;
 
 • Rhea: 255 cases, 228 recoveries and 0 deaths; and
 
 • Sequatchie: 24 cases, 19 recoveries and 0 deaths.
 
 Counties with Tennessee's highest numbers of cases include:
 
 • Bedford: 432 cases, 293 recoveries and 4 deaths;
 
 • Bledsoe: 613 cases, 610 recoveries and 1 death;
 
 • Davidson: 7,716 cases, 5,232 recoveries and 96 deaths; 
 
 • Knox: 693 cases, 464 recoveries and 5 deaths;
 
 • Lake: 689 cases, 681 recoveries and 0 deaths; 
 
 • Montgomery: 385 cases, 160 recoveries and 5 deaths;
 
 • Putnam: 673 cases, 508 recoveries and 7 deaths;
 
 • Robertson: 708 cases, 426 recoveries and 10 deaths;
 
 • Rutherford: 2,100 cases, 923 recoveries and 32 deaths;
 
 • Shelby: 8,064 cases, 5,448 recoveries and 165 deaths;
 
 • Sumner: 1,196 cases, 509 recoveries and 49 deaths;
 
 • Trousdale: 1,466 cases, 1,364 recoveries and 5 deaths;
 
 • Williamson: 793 cases, 452 recoveries and 13 deaths; and
 
 • Wilson: 625 cases, 360 recoveries and 15 deaths.
 
According to Johns Hopkins University, as of Tuesday morning, more than 2.3 million individuals in the United States have tested positive for COVID-19, with 120,402 deaths and 640,198 recoveries.
 
Globally, 9.1 million individuals have tested positive, resulting in 472,541 deaths and more than 4.5 million recoveries, according to Johns Hopkins.

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