COVID-19 Updates

Safer at Home Health Order issued for Sullivan County, local emergency declared for City of Bristol

For information regarding the Safer at Home Health Order, including questions about which types of businesses are considered essential under the order, please contact the Sullivan County Regional Health Department at 423-279-2777 and select option 1, or visit their website.

City Council Special Called Meeting

A called meeting of the Bristol, Tennessee City Council will be held on Thursday, April 2 at 4:30 PM. To mitigate potential spread of the coronavirus, this meeting will be conducted electronically via Zoom teleconference. It will also be broadcast live on the City’s YouTube channel and on BTN-TV (BTES ch. 16, Charter ch. 192). Agendas for upcoming meetings may be viewed here.

For more information on Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order permitting government bodies to conduct electronic meetings as a measure to protect the safety and welfare of Tennesseans while ensuring that government business remains open and accessible to the public, please click here.

  1. COVID-19 Information
  2. City Service Updates
  3. Community Resources
  4. Business Resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019,” abbreviated COVID-19.

Please visit the pages below for additional information about COVID-19 from the CDC.

What You Need To Know About COVID-19

Prevent Getting Sick

What To Do If You Are Sick

Stop The Spread Of Rumors


More Information

Please visit the Sullivan County Regional Health Department, the Tennessee Department of Health, or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for more information about the 2019 novel coronavirus.

Also, please watch the videos below featuring information about COVID-19 from Dr. Stephen May, Medical Director of the Sullivan County Regional Health Department, as well as some tips from the CDC to stop the spread of germs.