This is a summary of a COVID-19 press conference Gov. Bill Lee held Thursday. Among other news, Labor Commissioner Jeff McCord said the department will turn on its unemployment voicemail to help claimants who are making frequent calls. Also, only 45 percent of nursing homes have done testing or have scheduled tests.
Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group on Wednesday released additional guidance for these work places: recreation, offices, lodging, construction and manufacturing.
This is a summary of a phone call Gov. Bill Lee had on Wednesday with reporters from various community newspapers. The call is one of several that has been organized by the Tennessee Press Association.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee appeared briefly at President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 press conference on Thursday, April 30, which focused on protecting seniors, especially at nursing homes.
This is a summary of a presentation President Donald Trump held Tuesday, April 28 on supporting small businesses.
This is a summary of Gov. Bill Lee’s COVID-19 press conference on Tuesday, April 28. Highlights include plans to reopen gyms in 89 counties on Friday at reduced capacity and an update on contact tracing. Gym guidance is at the end of this story.
This is a summary of Gov. Bill Lee’s COVID-19 press conference from Monday, April 27. The news included a report that some medical procedures will be allowed starting Friday.
This is a summary of the White House COVID-19 briefing from April 23 with news on the stimulus and what kills the virus, including sunlight, UV, isopropyl alcohol and bleach. Also, the White House is calling for the restarting of elective surgeries when possible.
This is a summary of Gov. Bill Lee’s COVID-19 briefing from Thursday, April 23. Restaurants will reopen Monday with 50 percent capacity of customers. Retail stores will reopen with 50 percent capacity Wednesday. Some businesses will have to wait to reopen. More details, including requirements for masks and temperature checks, will be given Friday morning.
This is a summary of Gov. Bill Lee’s COVID-19 briefing from April 22, including information about nursing home cases, and a summary of a state meeting to discuss federal stimulus funds.
This is a summary of President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 press conference on April 21. Nursing homes continue to have outbreaks. The Senate passed another stimulus bill, with action pending in the House.
Tennessee is looking at a variety of business reopenings on different dates, locations and by type of operation, much like a patchwork quilt, as some could open on Monday, April 27, many on May 1, but others in the largest cities depending on what local leaders allow.
This is a summary of Gov. Bill Lee’s COVID-19 briefing from Thursday, April 16. He is not currently scheduled to hold a press conference on Friday.
While areas of Tennessee are seeing a drop in the SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind COVID-19, the virus may be settling down to “simmer,” and could possibly break out again, Vanderbilt researchers say.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said he is locking down Tennessee through April 30 with what he calls a safer at home order and a desire to “reopen the economy” in May.