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Tennessee COVID-19 Updates | COVID-19 World Health Map | Tennnessee Justice Center: COVID-19

Please review the community announcements and resources below regarding the latest updates within West Tennessee. Remember to follow the for practicing good hygiene in order to protect yourself and those around you. To learn more about COVID-19 and its symptoms, see the resources listed below.

CDC | COVID-19 Guidelines

Harvard | COVID-19 Resource Center

Healthline | How to Make a Face Mask

According to the Madison County Health Department and West Tennessee Healthcare, visit your primary care provider first and foremost if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms. If you do not have a primary provider and would like to submit a sample, visit one of the following locations nearest you: Madison Family Practice Clinic, Jackson Clinic North Convenient Care, LIFT Clinic, UT Medicine North, West Tennessee Healthcare Clinic at Thomsen Farms, Physicians Quality Care, The Children's Clinic, and the West Tennessee Medical Group Prime Care in Selmer.

Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department (JMCRHS) |  Public Information Line for COVID-19 inquiries and WIC services by phone | weekdays (leave a message during after hours/weekends | 731-240-1771

CVS and Walgreens are currently waiving delivery fees for prescription medication.

FamilyWize, a United Way partner, offers a free prescription savings card that can be used at Walgreens, CVS, Walmart, or Kroger. Register here or you can present this card information to your local pharmacy provider.

• BIN: 610194
• Card ID: FW100
• Group ID: FW100

If you are currently unemployed due to COVID-19 and need assistance finding health insurance, contact the Tennessee Justice Center | 615-255-0331 | 877-608-1009 (toll free)

Governor Lee's Official Updates

Website | Executive Orders | COVID-19 Resource Hub | Economic Recovery Guidelines


Mayor Harris' Official Updates

Website | State of Emergency | JMCRHD Executive Order


Mayor Conger's Official Updates

Website | Executive Order | Economic Recovery Plan | Press Conference on YouTube


Business Guideline and Updates

For business-related information and resources regarding COVID-19, refer to the Jackson Chamber's business resource page.


Tennessee Department of Human Services

Family Assistance Child care

Agencies offering child care across Tennessee

Free childcare for children of essential workers in Tennessee



NW Development District | Senior Services Meal Program (must by 60 or older) | 1-800-750-6866

Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) | Assistance to alleviate missed school meals due to COVID-19 | Apply by June 13 | 1-833-496-0661 | Link for Spanish speakers

USDA FNS (Food & Nutrition Services) | Meals for Kids | 1-866-348-6479 | 1-877-842-6273 (for Spanish speakers)

Carroll County

Second Harvest of Middle Tennessee | Meals for children | Whitney Cowles: 615-627-1587

Chester County

Chester County School's Food Pantry | Canned goods | Mondays | 9am-12pm or until all food is taken | 731-989-5148 

Henderson Community Soup Kitchen | Wednesdays between 5:30pm-6:30pmSaturdays between 10:30am-12pm

Southwest Human Resource Agency | Student Meal Program | 10:30am-1pm | Daily breakfast/lunch | Chester County High School

Crockett County

Crockett County Schools Summer Meal Program | May 26-July 17 | Daily breakfast/lunch | List of locations/times

Dyer County

AAA in Dyersburg | Delivering prepaid grocery pickups/medications | Each weekday | 9am-4:30pm |  731-325-5355 

City of Newbern | Mobile Pantry Food Distribution | Open to Tyson Team Members and Dyer County Residents | June 1 | 11am-1pm

Dyer County Conservation and Environment Board | Meals for children | William Taylor: 731-286-0318

Dyer County Schools | Breakfast/lunch | Mondays/Thursdays10:30am-12:30pm 

Dyersburg City Schools' school bus cafe | Breakfast/lunch | Tuesdays/Thursdays | 10am-12pm | List of locations

Feed the Need | Pre-vouchered clients only | May 28 | 11am-2pm | Dyer County Fairground

Matthew 25:40 | Snack dinners | Weekdays3:30pm-5:00pm

Salvation Army | 14-day survival kits, food boxes, excess produce from Walmart | Tuesdays-Thursdays |  1pm-2pm  / / Grab and go lunches | Tuesdays-Thursdays12pm-12:45pm | 731-286-5117

Tennessee State University Cooperative Extension (for Dyersburg) | Breakfast/lunch for children | May 26-June 30 | Noon | Call 731-286-7821 for list of locations

Decatur County

Southwest Human Resource Agency | Student Meal Program | Daily breakfast/lunch | List of locations/times

Gibson County

Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty | Trenton Special School District is registered to receive free meal during summer | Only applicable to those who registered before the deadline

Gibson Special School District | Pickup meals | Select locations | Mondays/Thursdays11am-12:30pm

Humbolt City Schools | Breakfast/lunch | Location nearest you | Mondays/Thursdays10am-1pm

Humboldt Senior Center | Food pantry | Monday-Friday | 731-784-1137

Medina First United Methodist Church | Seven Loaves Food Pantry | 731-783-3230

Milan Mustard Seed | Food boxes by appointment  / / Takeout lunches from Monday-Saturday | 731-686-1011

Milan Senior Citizens Center | Meal delivery | 731-687-0851

Milan Special School District's Bus cafe | Pickup meals | 10am-12:30pm | List of times and locations

Trenton Special School District | Emergency Meals-to-You | 10 breakfasts and 10 lunches/dinners | One box/child | Apply here.

Hardeman County

Bolivar's First United Methodist Church | Grocery delivery | 731-658-5114

Southwest Human Resource Agency | Student Meal Program | Daily breakfast/lunch | List of locations/times

Haywood County

Brownsville Senior Center | Meal delivery | Every two weeks | 731-772-2438

Haywood County senior citizens | School-coordinated for June | Southwest Human Resource Agency-coordinated for July

Henderson County

Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty | Lexington City Schools are registered to receive free meals during summer | Only applicable to those who registered before the deadline

Beech River Baptist Association Disaster Relief in Lexington | Grocery assistance/medication pickup | 731-968-7071

First Pentecostal Church in Lexington | Monthly food distribution but can provide one-on-one assistance based on need | 731-968-6186 (church) or 731-614-0843 (volunteer)

Henderson County Senior Center - Lexington | Meals on Wheels | 731-968-4222

Hope Ministries' food pantry | Monday-Thursday9am-12pm | 731-968-0191

Lexington City Schools | meal pickup | Caywood at the Zone 1 front entrance | Each weekday | 12pm-2pm | 731-967-7106

Southwest Human Resource Agency | Student Meal Program | Daily breakfast/lunch | List of locations/times

Henry County

Henry County School District and Paris School District | Karen Wilson: 731-642-7956

Jackson-Madison County

Englewood Baptist Church | Food bags/boxes | 731-668-1094

RIFA’s Bus Stop Café | Free lunches to children in Jackson | During school closure | Transitioned to food boxes instead of Soup Kitchen

Southwest Human Resource Agency | Student Meal Program | Daily breakfast/lunch | List of locations/times

St. Nicholas Orthodox Christian Church's Little Food Pantry | Open to anyone in need | No appointment is necessary 

Lake County
Lake County Schools | Starts May 25 | Lunches | Locations/times to be determined | 731-253-8515

McNairy County

Southwest Human Resource Agency | Student Meal Program | Daily breakfast/lunch | List of locations/times

Weakley County

Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty | Weakley County Schools are registered to receive free meals during summer | Only applicable to those who registered before the deadline

Central Baptist Church in Martin | Grocery assistance | 731-587-5311

Weakley County School District | Trista Snider: 731-364-3347


Internet and Utilities

AT&T | Can suspend services for 60 days

Comcast | 60 days of free internet through Comcast Internet Essentials

Lifeline | Federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. | Find a company near you.

LIHEAP Energy Bill Assistance

Verizon | Low-income internet through 2020

Carroll County

Carroll County Electric | Suspending disconnections for non-payments until April 30 | Bills will accrue

Northwest TN Economic Development Council Carroll Co Office | Rent and utilities | 731-209-4458

Gibson County

Milan Mustard Seed | Assistance with rent and utilities | 731-686-1011

Milan Public Utilities | Waiving late fees and offering payment arrangements

Trenton Light & Water | Extension agreements | 731-855-1561

Henry County

Paris Board of Public Utilities | Suspending disconnections for non-payments until further notice | Bills will accrue

Jackson-Madison County

JEA | Suspending disconnections for non-payment until further notice | Bills will accrue 

The Jackson-Madison County Library | Free Wifi access in parking lot

Weakley County

Martin Housing Authority | Assistance with electric bills | 731-587-3186 

Weakley County Municipal Electric System | Suspending disconnections and late fees until further notice.


Unemployment, Emergency Benefits, Job Openings, and Consumer Info

Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Emergency Cash Assistance Program | Apply here | Application deadline - August 29

File an unemployment claim - 844-224-5818 for needed assistance | Expedite unemployment claim process for employees

Emergency Pandemic TANF

WE CARE Ministries | Emergency assistance for Weakley County residents | 731-587-6257


Job Openings

American Job Center for Tennessee


The TN Talent Exchange | Powered by for unemployed

TN Department of Children's Services | DCS Officers | | Vicki Burton:

Jobscan | List of industries currently hiring


PictSweet Farms

Tractor Supply Co.

Tyson Foods, Inc.


Dyer County


Henderson County

Falcon Plastics | Apply here

Madison County

A Step Ahead | Part-time Accountant/Bookkeeper | Margaret Taylor:

Delta Faucet 

Available County Positions


Consumer Info

U.S. PIRG Education Fund | COVID-19 consumer tips and guides | Additional information


Virtual Learning

Adventure Academy

Book Bank

Open eBooks


Jackson-Madison County Library's online streaming service, Hoopla 

Mizzen by Mott

Tennessee PBS stations

Scholastic's Free Virtual Learning Resource Center

Verizon Innovative Learning Schools Connection


Donate or Volunteer

COVID-19 Response Fund created by The West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation. Mail gifts to The Foundation at 74 Directors Row, Jackson, TN 38305.

Mid-South Food Bank | Find an area near you to donate food

Second Harvest Food Bank | Donate food at your local Kroger

The Medical Reserve Corps | Register here

Carroll County

McKenzie-Carroll County United Neighbors | 731-352-0547

Trezvant Ministerial | food | 731-669-4936

Dyer County

Dyersburg Christian Center Food Pantry

Matthew 25:40 | food | Monday-Friday | 9am to 3pm

Reelfoot Rural Ministries | food

Salvation Army | food

Union Mission | food

Gibson County

Helping Hand of Humboldt | food

Milan Mustard Seed | food

Milan Vineyard Christian Fellowship | food

Jackson-Madison County

Habitat for Humanity, Jackson, Tennessee |

Lifeline Blood Services | Complete online medical questionnaire before you arrive. 

Southwest Human Resource Agency | Meal distribution to children or direct traffic | Patti or Macy: 1-800-497-1286

Volunteer for RIFA | Dan Ward: 731-427-7963 or

Lake County

Reelfoot Rural Ministries | food

McNairy County

Loaves & Fishes

Weakley County

Donate to Light the Way - Weakley County

Sacks Thrift Avenue | food

Santa's Helpers | food

Weakley County COVID-19 Volunteer Task Force | 731-235-2330

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