FAQs

What is novel Coronavirus COVID-19?

The novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is a new respiratory disease that is spread person-to-person and is highly infectious. There is no vaccine or treatment for COVID-19 at this time.

Who is at the highest risk of contracting COVID-19?

High risk patients include adults over 60 and those with medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes or lung disease.

What should I do if I’m sick?

Stay home and contact your primary care physician. Do not attempt to go to the emergency room unless you are in need of urgent care or are injured. For more information on testing, contact the Tennessee Coronavirus Public Information Line at 1-877-857-2945.

Has anyone in Tennessee or the United States tested positive for Coronavirus?

Yes, people in Tennessee and in every other state of the U.S. have tested positive for the virus. 

How is Coronavirus spread?

Coronavirus is spread mainly from person-to-person through respiratory droplets. 

Are Rutherford County Schools closed?

For all updates regarding the Rutherford County School system please visit the RCS website here.

How can I pay my water and sewer bill, property taxes or court fees without coming in the building?

Click the link here.