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Posted on: May 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Mayor McFarland schedules ‘Live Televised Briefing’ June 1 on Facebook, CityTV and WGNS

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Mayor Shane McFarland will hold a Live televised briefing Monday, June 1, at 6 p.m. to update citizens on Covid-19. To watch the briefing live on Facebook, go to .

The televised briefing will be carried live on CityTV and WGNS Radio and can be viewed on Comcast Xfinity channel 3 & 1094, AT&T Uverse channel 99, Roku, Apple TV via Cablecast Screenweave,, and City website at

“This Facebook Live briefing on CityTV and WGNS Radio will update citizens on the health and economic impact of Covid-19,” said Mayor Shane McFarland. “As Mayor, I want to continue to be responsive to citizens and businesses by answering as many questions about Reopening Guidelines after Gov. Lee’s ‘Stay-at-Home’ order expired April 30.”

Citizens can view the latest Guidelines on the City’s Coronavirus Information webpage at For video messages, including COVID-19 Updates and Briefings from Mayor McFarland, visit

The City urges all citizens to continue to follow CDC practices:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Cover your cough and sneezing.
  • Avoid touching your face, eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Wear face coverings and practice social distancing.
  • Stay home when you are sick and call your physician or the County Health Department at 615-898-7880 or 615-849-0347 for guidance.
  • Stay home if you come into contact with someone who is sick.
  • Clean and disinfect objects (e.g., cell phone, computer) and high touch surfaces.

As a reminder, residents can opt-in to receive notifications with important information and updates regarding COVID-19 from Alert Rutherford by texting “RCCOVID” to 888777.

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