COVID-19 Info from Our Friends at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Union City

Like health care providers and first responders around the world, our friends at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union City are hard at work providing the best care possible for you and our community. Because coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new virus and the situation is rapidly evolving, testing and treatment guidelines are changing.

All of us at Discovery Park of America believe it’s very important that everyone in our community here in Obion County and those of you in other cities and towns closely follow the guidelines being provided by our health care professionals.

IMPORTANT: If you have been tested, you must quarantine until results are back. If you have been tested and go to see a healthcare provider, you need to inform them you have been tested so appropriate precautionary measures can be taken.

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This helpful information sheet will provide the latest information on COVID-19 and how you can keep you and your friends and family safe during this time.

If you have questions, please call Baptist’s 24/7, toll-free Coronavirus Resource Center hotline at 866-941-4785 or visit baptistonline.org/coronavirus.

During this COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to take care of your mental health. If you or someone you know needs assistance, operators are standing by. Call the free and confidential Tennessee Statewide Crisis Line at  855-CRISIS-1 (855-274-7471).

Have questions about COVID-19? Tennessee now has a hotline to answer your questions. There are two public information lines, and nine regional specific call centers you can call with questions about the coronavirus. The Tennessee Department of Health public information line is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT.

During this COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to take care of your mental health. If you or someone you know needs assistance, operators are standing by. Call the free and confidential Tennessee Statewide Crisis Line at  855-CRISIS-1 (855-274-7471).

Another way to get help is by dialing 2-1-1, Tennessee’s community services help line. When you call, you’ll get a real person, one who is trained to help you sort out your needs, and then give you phone numbers and addresses of the closest places where you can get help. 2-1-1 has a database of more than 10,000 health and human services programs, cross-referenced for all sorts of keywords. So don’t worry if you don’t know what type of service you need or the name of an agency — just talk with the specialist at the other end of the line and she or he can help you find what you need. All calls are free and completely confidential.  Hours vary by location.