101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs Staff
Fort Campbell, KY – A Soldier stationed at Fort Campbell has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), marking the first confirmed case for the virus of a service member at the installation.
The individual, who is assigned to a tenant unit at the installation, is currently isolated at their off-post residence. The individual has shown symptoms but has not required hospitalization.
Upon notification of the result, Fort Campbell officials and Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) health professionals ensured the individual was medically cared for and immediately began conducting contact tracing to determine whether any others may have been exposed.
Nashville, TN – Today, Wednesday, April 1st, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) relief.
Governor Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week at 3:00pm CT here. Governor Lee has also established a website specific to Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates which can be found here.
Washington, D.C. – On March 16th, 2020 President Donald Trump announced public health guidelines to slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in America. He asked every family to unite against this invisible enemy, making changes to our daily routines as part of a national effort to save lives.
Thanks to you, it’s working. So many communities, small businesses, and Americans from all backgrounds are patriotically doing their part. President Donald Trump knows these changes are difficult on many.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee motor vehicle renewals due in March or April have been extended to June 15th, 2020 due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee extended the deadline for obtaining these renewals through Executive Order No. 15.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Clarksville Police Department to enforce Executive Order, Emergency Order
Clarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and Clarksville Police Department CPD) strongly encourage all citizens of Montgomery County to follow all Executive and Emergency Orders from the Tennessee Governor and City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Mayors.
Pursuant to the authority in TCA 58-2-107 the governor or the governor’s designee may declare a state of emergency or a disaster declaration by executive order or proclamation.
Las Vegas, NV – In a survey conducted between March 23rd and 27th, 2020, the National Financial Educators Council surveyed 4,803 people to better understand the connection between the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and personal finances.
The goal of asking these survey questions was to measure people’s readiness for an emergency event, the impact of the coronavirus on people’s finances, and the concerns people have based on the outbreak.
Clarksville, TN – In continual response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Manna Café Ministries has made several adjustments to their services. Says Director Kenny York, “Along with Manna Café Board of Directors and Staff, I am committed to continuing our services while also keeping clients, staff, and volunteers safe.”
“Our goal is to honor current guidelines while also remembering that many people have lost part or all of their income and need even more access to food, hygiene items, and so on,” stated York.
Tennessee Department of Health reports 444 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee as of April 1st, 2020
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 2,683 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Tennessee as of Wednesday, April 1st, 2020. That is up 444 cases from Tuesday’s 2,239. There have been twenty four deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.
There have been eight new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) reported in Montgomery County bringing the total up to twenty seven.
Washington, D.C. – “Some 50 major American firms have joined the national war on the coronavirus, many volunteering to shift their focus and even assembly lines to deliver needed supplies to doctors, hospitals, first responders and others on the front lines,” Paul Bedard reports for the Washington Examiner.
“Most said that they answered President Donald Trump’s call for help,” Bedard writes. The companies that have enlisted include Facebook, Anheuser-Busch, Ford, Fiat Chrysler, and many others. “Other national and local groups have also brought in corporate partners to help find masks, gowns, and other personal protective equipment.”
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education has been granted several key waivers from federal agencies to allow significantly more flexibility at state and local levels during school building closures resulting from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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