TN: Health Department Identifies Memphis Assisted Living Facility With COVID-19 Outbreak

Memphis Commercial Appeal

by Katherine Burgess

Apr 3, 2020

Carriage Court of Memphis, located at 1645 W. Massey Road, has been identified as the East Memphis assisted living facility where an outbreak of coronavirus, or COVID-19, has occurred.

The Shelby County Health Department identified the facility in an email Wednesday morning. 

Altogether, there are six known cases of COVID-19 at the facility, including five residents and one employee, according to the health department.

Bruce Randolph, health officer for the Shelby County Health Department, said the agency continues to investigate the outbreak.

“Carriage Court of Memphis is taking appropriate actions to contain the virus,” Randolph said. “Those employees who were tested are recovering at home in isolation.”


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