Press Releases - Brentwood
- City of Brentwood Declares State of Emergency
- Citizens Encouraged to Use Online Resources
- Brentwood Cancels City Events and Closes Library
Press Releases - State of Tennessee
There are dozens of options citizens can achieve from home via the phone or the internet. A list of those options are below:
- Attend a Public Meeting Watch Live or recorded videos
- Emergency Alert Information Register here
- Finance Resources Pay Business Taxes
- Police Resources
- Public Works Related Issues Pothole, streetlight out, etc.
- Submit a Permit Application for Planning and Codes Department
- Water and Sewer Utility Billing Sign up for Service and Pay Bill
Can the COVID-19 virus spread through drinking water?
According to the CDC, the COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking water. Conventional water treatment methods, which use filtration and disinfection, such as those in Brentwood Water Services drinking water system, should remove or inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19.
Can the COVID-19 virus spread through sewerage systems?
The CDC is reviewing all data on COVID-19 transmission as information becomes available. At this time, the risk of transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19 through sewerage systems is low. Although transmission of COVID-19 through sewage may be possible, there is no evidence to date that this has occurred. This guidance will be updated as necessary as new evidence is assessed.
Read more about water and COVID-19 impacts on the CDC page about water.
Is your Brentwood Restaurant Open and offering Take Out or Delivery?
Please let us know as we work to inform residents about what is offered during this time.
- How to protect yourself https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html
- If you think you are sick https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html
- Symptoms and Testing (Spanish version) - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index-sp.html
- The President's Guidelines for America https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/03.16.20_coronavirus-guidance_8.5x11_315PM.pdf
- Williamson County Health Department - https://www.williamsoncounty-tn.gov/120/Health-Department
- Williamson County Schools - https://www.wcs.edu/
United Way of Williamson County - Are you in need of assistance from one of United Way’s partner agencies but don’t know which one to contact?
Act now, practice good hygiene
The virus is so new that there are no approved medications, nor a vaccine. Practicing these everyday behaviors will slow the spread of the disease. These acts are the most important actions you can take right now:
- wash your hands often with soap and water
- stay home when sick
- don't touch your face with unwashed hands
- cover coughs with a tissue or your elbow
Trusted information sources
There is a lot of misinformation circulating about COVID-19 on social media. Do not believe everything you read. Rely on trusted health authorities, including
- World Health Organization (WHO)
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Tennessee Department of Health
- Williamson County Ready