TN Health Commissioner Piercey discusses testing, hospital preparedness, and tracing COVID-19 case contacts

 TN Health Commissioner Piercey discusses testing, hospital preparedness, and tracing COVID-19 case contacts

Tennessee Health Commissioner Dr. Lisa Piercey says the state is among the nation’s leading states in COVID-19 testing, and that the state’s hospitals are prepared for the surge coronavirus patients.

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Dr. Piercey also discussed the challenge of tracing the contacts of COVID-19 patients.

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Dr. Piercey has served as the state’s Commissioner of Health since January 2019 and is a Gibson County native.