County Mayor’s Notes – May 25th, 2021

The following events are those the Cumberland County VSO is currently aware of for Memorial Day on Monday, May 31st.  Please check for other activities in the community for honoring the men and women who died while serving.  I am sure there are others not on this list:

  • Lowe’s of Crossville – Veteran recognition ceremony at 8:00 AM, Lowe’s parking lot
  • VFW 75th Anniversary Open House- 1-3 PM open to Veterans and their spouses
  • Tim French – Hero’s recognition 9 AM to 4 PM at the Crossville Army National Guard, by Kroger.
    • Photo and dog tag display of the 400 veterans and first responder hero’s he walks for
  • Young Marines – Flag raising ceremony at the Fairfield Glade Community Center, flagpole at 9 AM
  • Elks – Free Hot Dog for veterans, at the War Memorial Park, Crossville, 11 AM to 1 PM

Vaccination and Testing Changes at the Health Department

Beginning Wednesday, May 26, 2021, the Cumberland County Health Department (CCHD) COVID-19 vaccination program will be moved from the Community Complex to the CCHD at 1503 South Main Street, Crossville, TN 38555.

Wednesday, May 26, will also introduce a change to the COVID-19 testing traffic pattern at the Community Complex. The testing entrance will be moved to the entrance just before the intersection of Industrial Blvd and Livingston Road (the old vaccination entrance). Testing times will remain 10 AM to 12 PM.

Cumberland County Schools COVID-19 data as of Friday, May 21, 2021 from Director of Schools Dr. Ina Maxwell

  • 7 positive active student cases
  • 1 positive active staff case
  • 80 total students quarantined due to being determined to have had close contact with another individual who tested positive.
  • 5 total staff members quarantined due to being determined to have had close contact with another individual who tested positive.

Cumberland County Population Vaccinated

  • Number of vaccines reported (including first and second doses): 41,152
  • County Population with at least one dose of any manufacturer: 22,175
  • County Population Fully Vaccinated: 20,317

State Vaccination Dashboard:
https://data.tn.gov/t/Public/views/TennIISCOVID-19VaccineReporting/SUMMARY?:showAppBanner=false&:display_count=n&:showVizHome=n&:origin=viz_share_link&:toolbar=no&:embed=yes

COVID-19 Update
According to the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH), in Cumberland County there are 53 active cases of COVID-19, and there have been 133 deaths as of the date of this newsletter.

Thank you for being part of the solution and thank you for the opportunity to serve as your County Mayor.  If you are interested in hearing my thoughts and views on news, events, and activities in Cumberland County, please subscribe to my newsletter, and follow me on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Thank you,

Allen Foster
Cumberland County Mayor
http://allenfoster.net

Published by allenfoster

Cumberland County Mayor

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