Washington, D.C. – Wednesday afternoon, March 16th, 2020, President Donald Trump and the White House Coronavirus Task Force issued new guidelines to help protect Americans during the global Coronavirus outbreak.
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Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Montgomery County Clerk Kellie Jackson highly encourage the use of online renewal services to help reduce any possible spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
According to Montgomery County Clerk Kellie Jackson, approximately 800 people a day or 4,000 people per week come into the County Clerk’s office for various services.
Nashville, TN – Republican Senate candidate and conservative outsider Dr. Manny Sethi announced that he would be limiting campaign appearances and events for the time being, due to the coronavirus threat.
“As a trauma surgeon, I know the first thing you always do is stop the bleeding. As a result, our campaign is taking strong steps to prevent the spread and threat of COVID-19,” said Dr. Manny.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Area Urban Ministries will be providing food and other assistance in a safe manner beginning on Tuesday, March 17th, 2020.
“Our goal is to meet the most urgent needs of this community in a way that protects those seeking help and those who so graciously serve,” said Urban Ministries Executive Director CC Carmack-Wheeler.
Tennessee Department of Education gets Waivers for Continuing School Nutrition Programs during Coronavirus Closures
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education applied for, and received two nutrition waivers, www.tn.gov/education/snp-resources/snp-forms.html, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide School Food Authorities (SFAs) flexibility to feed children utilizing non-congregate feeding sites.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Transit System (CTS) is taking extra precautions to prevent the possible spread of the nationwide coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
CTS has increased the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting of its vehicles and facilities. Buses and vans normally are cleaned and disinfected with hospital-grade disinfectant every night. Beginning Monday, and continuing throughout the emergency, all buses will undergo extra cleaning at least three times daily while at the Transit Center.
Clarksville-Montgomery County School System to provide breakfast, lunch for students beginning Tuesday
Montgomery County, TN – Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, March 17th, 2020, and for the remainder of this week, the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) will provide breakfast and lunch at no cost to individuals 18 years and younger.
Donald Trump’s Coronavirus National Emergency Declaration Allows United States to Escalate War on Coronavirus
Washington, D.C. – “History condemns generals who plan to fight the last war, rather than anticipate the challenges ahead. Effective leaders strive to get in front of the problem,” the Heritage Foundation’s James Jay Carafano writes for Fox News.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Lt. Governor Randy McNally, Speaker Cameron Sexton issue Joint Statement on Coronavirus
Nashville, TN – Today, Monday, March 16th, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Lt. Governor Randy McNally and Speaker Cameron Sexton issued the following statement:
“Over the last week, we have remained in close contact with the state’s health leaders, and we have continued to carefully monitor the complex and aggressive COVID-19 (Coronavirus) virus in Tennessee.”
Nashville, TN – Today, Monday, March 16th, 2020, Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn released the following statement on Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s announcement around school closures:
“We thank Governor Lee for encouraging school districts to close through the end of the month in order to protect the health and well being of Tennessee’s students, teachers, and entire communities across the state.
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