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After experiencing a 35% decrease in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Maury Regional Health has announced it will be furloughing 340 employees beginning next week.

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The Tennessee Department of Health has now confirmed 3,067 COVID-19 cases in 85 of the state's counties, up 222 cases from Thursday. Of the cases, 293 people are hospitalized and 37 have died, a day-to-day increase of 20 and five, respectively. The state reports 248 individuals have recovered.

With Tennessee’s official count of COVID-19 cases nearing 3,000 on Thursday, government officials and medical professionals are preparing for the pandemic’s surge in the state, expected for now in the third week of April.

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After pleas from thousands of doctors and nurses, outcry from increasingly worried citizens and criticism on national news programs, Gov. Bill Lee is issuing an order "requiring that Tennesseans stay home unless they are carrying out essential activities" amid the coronavirus pandemic. The o…

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“The hardest part for us has been the physical, loving nature that all of us have in this building and to not be able to love on the families like we always do,” Stephens said.

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More than 160 employees of the three largest health systems in Middle Tennessee are self-isolating from COVID-19, with 112 of them still waiting for their test results. 

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is looking for temporary nurses willing to aid in the health system's COVID-19 response as patient volumes and the number of infections among health care providers continue to rise. 

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The Nolensville Volunteer Fire Department has been facing a variety of challenges and growing pains with the increase in population of both the Town of Nolensville and the entire Middle Tennessee region, but now the department is adapting to face the COVID-19 threat.

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The federal government on Tuesday granted Tennessee greater leeway in how it spends its Medicaid dollars, in response to growing demand for health care services related to the spread of COVID-19.

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The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed 2,239 COVID-19 cases across 80 counties, up 405 cases from the number of the day before, the largest day-to-day increase the state has reported. Of them, 178 are confirmed to be hospitalized and 23 people have died — 10 more deaths than the da…

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Macmillan Publishers has reversed their 2019 decision to impose an 8-week embargo on newly released ebooks in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that has shut down libraries, schools and businesses across the country and has brought distance-learning to the forefront of education. 

With to-go service from restaurants the only way to eat out across the county and grocery stores experiencing some empty shelves due to the COVID-19 pandemic, questions about how to keep food that you bring into your home safe are front and center.

With the official state count of confirmed COVID-19 cases rising to 784 on Wednesday, Gov. Bill Lee said he is asking federal authorities for flexibility in spending state Medicaid dollars on uninsured Tennesseans battling the disease.

The Tennessee Department of Health on Wednesday afternoon reported there are 784 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across 52 counties. The statewide death toll has risen to three. 

The number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Tennessee has fallen again despite experts' assertions that neither the state nor the country has seen the peak of the pandemic. 

The Williamson County Health Department said in a news release that they are working in partnership with other local, regional and state officials to implement prevention and mitigation strategies for local communities based on guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent…

The City of Franklin has issued a Stay at Home Order for the next 7 days effective 12:01 a.m. on March 25 in an effort to further combat the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus.

Fairview has issued a Declaration of Emergency and Thompson's Station declared a State of Emergency on Monday night in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, citing Gov. Lee's Executive Order 17 that was issued on Sunday.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers are working on an antibody-based COVID-19 treatment that could neutralize the illness' effects and spread. 

In 2013, when a move took us further away from our friends, we determined that we liked our cocktail time but hated the idea of designated drivers, so began having martinis over FaceTime, cheersing the camera and trying not to spill gin on the keyboard.

Nolensville has declared a State of Emergency due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, one day after nearby Brentwood and Franklin declared states of emergency.The declaration gives Nolensville Mayor Jimmy Alexander the power to "conduct the activities of the Town and to make all necessary deci…

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For the past week, public health experts and government officials have been urging citizens, in increasingly serious tones, to stay home as much as possible to slow the spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus that has sparked a global pandemic. Those calls have been e…

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A new study shows that the Nashville area’s hospitals will have the capacity to handle a widespread COVID-19 outbreak only if residents follow through on social distancing measures and manage to stretch the region’s infection rate out to about 18 months.

The Spring Hill General Motors (GM) Plant, along with General Motors plants nationwide will begin a “systematic orderly suspension of manufacturing operations” starting Wednesday as a measure to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, more commonly referred to as the coronavirus. The sus…

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As schools, governments and businesses continue to scramble in order to contain the spread of the CODVID-19 virus, Tennessee legislators on Monday held a question and answer briefing at the Capitol in Nashville, where legislators representing counties from Williamson and Davidson asked leadi…

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The Tennessee Department of Health has now confirmed 52 cases of COVID-19 across 10 counties, although state officials confirm that number is not representative of how far the virus has actually spread throughout the state. Last Thursday, Gov. Bill Lee declared a state of emergency in Tennes…

Gov. Bill Lee, House Speaker Cameron Sexton and Senate Speaker Randy McNally jointly announced an “unprecedented” plan Monday to expedite the legislature’s business in order to recess as coronavirus continues its spread in Tennessee and around the world.

The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tennessee, up from Thursday. Of the confirmed cases, Davidson County has surpassed Williamson for most confirmed cases with 10. Williamson has nine, Shelby has two and Hamilton, Jefferson, Knox, Rutherford and Sullivan Cou…

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With all the entertainment and sports cancellations that have been announced this week due to the COVID-19 outbreak, perhaps there’s a sense of comfort to know there are still a few events and happenings on schedule. The Franklin Theatre, for instance, has issued a statement on its website t…

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The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed COVID-19 is spreading throughout the community, something they’ve been hesitant to share as they've sought to trace the origins of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus in the 18 confirmed cases throughout the state.

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The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed nine cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, in the state as of Wednesday midday. Of those cases, five are in Williamson County, two in Davidson County, one in Shelby County and one in Sullivan County. State health officials still say the ov…

Maury Regional Health has announced temporary inpatient visitor restrictions and patient guidelines for its outpatient locations in an effort to minimize the risk of transmission of viruses such as flu and COVID-19, the novel strain of the coronavirus.

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Two more cases of COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, were confirmed in Tennessee Tuesday morning, bringing the statewide count to six.The new patients are adult males in Middle Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Health has not released any further information on the cases and investigat…

Citing new coronavirus-related information, Vanderbilt University Interim Chancellor Susan Wente on Monday evening canceled classes for the rest of this week and said the 13,000-student campus will shift to online and alternative learning options starting Monday and running through at least …

Many Middle Tennessee-based stocks tumbled more than 10 percent Monday amid a broad rout stoked by an oil price war and fears over the spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus.

Williamson Medical Center, which last week released its first statement concerning coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease, has updated its message. As of Monday night, Tennessee has seen four confirmed cases of coronavirus, including one from Williamson County.

The Tennessee Department of Health will no longer report the counties where coronavirus cases have been confirmed, state officials said Monday, taking a step away from reporting protocols being used by other states across the nation.