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President Donald Trump issues statement Regarding Defense Production Act

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – America is at war against an invisible enemy. Unfortunately, the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID -19) virus has led to wartime profiteering by unscrupulous brokers, distributors, and other intermediaries operating in secondary markets.

This wartime profiteering is leading to hoarding and soaring prices for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) like masks, gloves, and N-95 respirators, all of which are needed to protect American citizens, including our heroic healthcare professionals, battling on the front lines.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Oversight Republicans Request Answers on U.S. Efforts to Refute China’s Coronavirus Propaganda

 

U.S. House of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. – Last night, Thursday, April 2nd, 2020, U.S. Representative Mark Green joined other Oversight Committee Republicans in sending a letter to Secretary of State Michael Pompeo asking how the State Department will hold China accountable for its coronavirus misinformation campaign against the United States.

Since the discovery of the virus in December 2019, China’s communist regime has taken extraordinary efforts to hide its origination and early spread.

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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Senator Marsha Blackburn Urges FDA to Respond to Critical Drug Shortages

 

U.S. SenateNashville, TN – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to address shortages of drugs used to treat patients with lupus. Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, which are used to treat autoimmune diseases like lupus, are currently being used as treatment for Coronavirus (COVID-19).

“We should not be facing a choice between treating lupus and COVID-19,” said Senator Blackburn. “We have to fix our U.S. drug supply problem right now. All Americans should be able to trust that they will not be the population left behind while we identify treatment for COVID-19.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s COVID-19 Bulletin #12

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Thursday, April 2nd, 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.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Clarksville Police Officers to begin wearing Face Protection

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department (CPD) officers will start wearing cloth face masks when dealing with the public as an added safety measure amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

“We see this as an additional layer of protection for the public,” Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley said Friday, April 3rd, 2020. “We have to approach people, and we want them to feel comfortable about interacting with our officers.”

Clarksville Police Officers will have Masks in place when dealing with the Public due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Clarksville Police Officers will have Masks in place when dealing with the Public due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Tennessee Fire Marshal reminds everyone to “Stay Safe At Home” during Coronavirus Pandemic

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – In order to stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Tennesseans are now required by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee to stay home unless carrying out essential activities.

While Tennesseans are staying at home during this period, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is urging Volunteer State residents to renew their commitment to practicing good fire safety habits in order to reduce the risk of starting a home fire that could result in an injury or, worse, a fatality.

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Coronavirus.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports Customer Pay-by-Phone, Online Bill Payment access Fully Restored

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department has fully restored the customer pay-by-phone and online bill payment features including the account management access after they were down on Thursday, April 2nd, 2020.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department's Customer Account Management Features Accessible.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department’s Customer Account Management Features Accessible.

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Roxy Regional Theatre to remain Closed through May 1st

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – It is with heavy hearts that the Roxy Regional Theatre announces the extension of our temporary closure due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic through Friday, May 1st, 2020.

The Roxy Regional Theatre is committed to the safety of our patrons, staff and our community, which has led us to make a series of difficult decisions concerning the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Roxy Regional Theatre announces closure to continue through May 1st.

Roxy Regional Theatre announces closure to continue through May 1st.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 222 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, April 3rd, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – On Friday, April 3rd, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) announced that there have been 3,065 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Tennessee. That is up 222 cases from Thursday’s 2,683. There have been thirty seven deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

There have been four new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) reported in Montgomery County bringing the total up to forty one.

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Donald Trump Administration Moving Swiftly to Address Ventilator Shortages

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “Ventilators represent the last line of defense for patients suffering with severe Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms. We are moving swiftly in Trump Time to address a significant shortage of these lifesavers,” writes Peter Navarro, Director of the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, in USA Today.
 
“The Trump administration has worked with 10 manufacturers on a plan to deliver an additional 5,000 ventilators within the next 30 days, and more than 100,000 additional ventilators by the end of June.”

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