Coronavirus

Update from the City Manager on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (March 17, 2020) – An important update from City Manager Mark Watson, on the Coronavirus (COVID-19): The public health situation is rapidly changing, here are the latest updates affecting city facilities. MUNICIPAL BUILDING (Updated 3/17/20) While the City of Oak Ridge Municipal Building will remain open during normal …

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Methodist Medical Center to restrict visitors

Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge announced over the weekend that they are implementing visitor restrictions due to the coronavirus. No one with any illness (fever, cough, shortness of breath, etc.) should visit, according to MMC. Only household contacts or those considered critical to the support of a patients’ health …

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Cancellation of NCAA Events at Oak Ridge

(City of Oak Ridge News Release) In light of the recent spread of COVID-19 (commonly known as the “coronavirus”) throughout the continental United States, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has decided to exercise extreme caution and suspend all future athletic events. Mark Emmert, NCAA President, along with the NCAA …

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TSSAA Tournaments Suspended

BlueCross Basketball Championships postponed due to COVID-19 Following the conclusion of the girls’ state basketball tournament quarterfinal round today, we are suspending the remainder of the girls’ state tournament and next week’s boys’ state tournament. Whether we will be able to reschedule these events will depend on the length of …

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