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New department created by county to deal with pandemic

Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 2:23 pm

From Metro government:



Metro Mayor Lewis, EMA Director Deal and Sheriff Hatfield announce a NEW Department to serve Moore County citizens during this historic Corona Virus Pandemic of 2020.

Beginning at 1 pm today, March 17, 2020, we will open an UNMET NEEDS phone line. Please call 931-307-6508 to
report any Needs or Requests

The phone line will currently be manned 8 am to 4 pm and may expand hours if need be.
You can call if you have a need for yourself or your family or you know of a need for someone else.
Our goal is to make sure our elderly and health compromised citizens, who don’t need to be out shopping at different stores looking for basic supplies, have a way to have their needs met.

Examples of needs:
Specific grocery items
Help with any special medical equipment (Oxygen, powered health care equipment, etc.)
Help getting to the doctor
Help getting to the drugstore to pick up prescriptions
Want to request a wellness check for specific neighbors, family or elderly members of the community.

If you would like to Volunteer specific services or you are willing to donate items to share with those in need please click the link below and fill out the very simple form. You can also fill out the form for your needs.

Emergency calls are still to be directed to 911

Non-Emergency calls and reports concerning breaking the law are to be directed to the Sheriff’s Office/Moore County Communications Center at 931-759-7323

TN Dept of Health has a HOTLINE for specific Covid 19 questions: 1-877-857-2945

Moore County is following the lead from our federal and state governments.
Every American is asked to see what YOU can do today to help in this current pandemic.
We may never know if we OVER reacted but we would surely know if we UNDER reacted.