Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

State officials meet at old courthouse with Lewis County leaders for coronavirus update


January 27, 2022

Pictured are (L-R) Commissioner Austin Carroll, Health Department Director Sara Russell, State Epidemiologist Dr. John Dunn, Chamber of Commerce Director Debbie Landers, Lewis County Sheriff Department Captain Todd Laster, Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner, Governor Lee's Deputy COO Matt Van Epps, Jail Administrator Josh Keltner, EMA Director Danny Atkinson and Sheriff Department Captain Matt Tiller.

Several Lewis County leaders met earlier last week with State officials to receive an update on the Coronavirus.

During the meeting, Dr. John Dunn, State Epidemiologist, gave a very detailed presentation and also a question and answer session.

So far during the month of January, Covid 19 numbers have been steadily rising in both Tennessee and Lewis County, especially within the school system. It is also affecting local businesses as well with numerous staff outages. Many of these businesses are already short-handed.

For specific information and stats on this pandemic, Dr. Dunn referred p...

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