Coronavirus

Sen. Yager, Rep. Calfee announce Rural Hospital Readiness Grant for Roane Medical Center

Senator Ken Yager and Representative Kent Calfee (NASHVILLE) – State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) and State Representative Kent Calfee (R-Kingston) announced today that Roane Medical Center is receiving a Small and Rural Hospital Grant for $135,545. This grant, administeredby the Department of Economic and Community Development, is to support hospitals …

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State Parks will not open pools this summer

The Tennessee State Park system announced that it will not open the public swimming pool at Norris Dam State Park for the entire 2020 summer season. According to the state, the decision was made in the interestof public health and staff safety. COVID-19 presents unique challenges for managing swimming pools, …

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State of emergency extended through end of June

(TN government press release) Tuesday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order Nos. 36 and 37, extending the state of emergency declaration from May 18, 2020 to June 30, 2020, in order to extend certain provisions facilitating the State’s continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Executive Order No. 36 consolidates …

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PICK TENNESSEE PRODUCTS TAKES LOCAL CONNECTIONS TO NEW LEVEL

NASHVILLE — Consumers now have more opportunities to connect to local farms and food businesses than ever before. The Pick Tennessee Products mobile app has expanded its services to include all businesses listed within the program’s directory. “The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our lives in so many ways,” Agriculture Commissioner …

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