COVID-19 in Bedford County

If you experience symptoms or believe you have been exposed to COVID-19, call your health care provider. Call before visiting. For a list of safety net health care providers, click here.

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These statistics are updated at 2 p.m. daily and include a county-by-county breakdown of cases.

Important contact information

Bedford County COVID-19 helpline: 931-735-6923

South Central Region COVID-19 help line: 931-490-8312

If you are in financial or emotional distress, dial 2-1-1 for referrals to health and human service agencies (provided by United Way of Bedford County)

Read the original proclamation declaring a state of emergency related to the COVID-19 virus. On Thursday, March 26, the state of emergency was extended for seven days. State law allows such declarations to be extended for seven days at a time.

At the July 14 county commission meeting, plaques were presented to the members of the county's COVID-19 Task Force. Chairman Scott Johnson presented plaques to the various task chairs, and then Mayor Chad Graham presented a plaque to Johnson. Top row, from left: Graham; Angie Faulkner of Bedford County Health Department; Sheriff Austin Swing, public safety; School Superintendent Don Embry, education; Johnson. Bottom row: the Rev. Jimmy West, faith-based organizations; Shelbyville-Bedford County Chamber of Commerce CEO Allen Pitner, business; and Tennova Healthcare-Shelbyville CEO Bill Rich, health care. Thanks to each of the task force members for their service.