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By the Numbers: A Massive Nationwide Response

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – When the world has faced trying times, Americans have never failed to rise to the occasion. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is and will be no exception.
 
U.S. Sparing no expense to win this fight
 
“We have the best doctors, the best military leaders, and the best logistics professionals anywhere in the world,” President Donald Trump said yesterday. “And we’re orchestrating a massive federal response unlike anything our country has ever seen or done.”

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams delivers remarks at a Coronavirus briefing. (White House)

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams delivers remarks at a Coronavirus briefing. (White House)

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s COVID-19 Bulletin #13

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Monday, April 6th, 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 this week Monday through Thursday 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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Montgomery County Clerk’s Office Modifies Services During Shelter at Home Orders

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Clerk’s Office drive-thru window is now closed. Residents who have registrations that expired in March or that will expire in April or May have been given an extension through June 15th, 2020, based on an executive order from the Tennessee Governor’s Office.

The executive order for the extension covers registration renewal expirations, temporary operating permits as well as disabled placard renewals.

Montgomery County Clerk Kellie Jackson

Montgomery County Clerk Kellie Jackson

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Nashville State Community College 2020 Summer Classes Will Be Online

 

Nashville State Community CollegeNashville, TN – The Nashville State Community College announced its decision to move 2020 summer course offerings to an online format.  

Classes will be offered Live Streaming via video conferencing or fully online. Registration is currently open for summer classes and fall classes. 

As of now, fall classes are scheduled for on-ground delivery, unless already scheduled to be online or hybrid.

Nashville State Community College

Nashville State Community College

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Clarksville Transit System begins Rear-Door-Only Boarding, Wednesday

 

Some bus seats will be blocked to increase Social Distancing

Clarksville Transit System - CTSClarksville, TN – Clarksville Transit System (CTS) will implement on Wednesday, April 8th, 2020, a rear-door-only boarding and exiting policy for most passengers. The only exceptions will be riders who use the bus kneel — the front door area that lowers to allow an easier step on and off the vehicle — and passengers who use the accessible entry ramp.

Clarksville Transit System will move to rear-door-only entry and block off half the seating on buses in an attempt to maintain more social distancing on the transit system’s buses.

Clarksville Transit System will move to rear-door-only entry and block off half the seating on buses in an attempt to maintain more social distancing on the transit system’s buses.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Announces $10 Million in Small, Rural Hospital Readiness Grants

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Monday, April 6th, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the State of Tennessee will allocate $10 million in Small and Rural Hospital Readiness Grants to support hospitals that are facing financial strain due to the ongoing response to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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INOVIO Initiates Phase 1 Clinical Trial Of Its COVID-19 Vaccine, Plans First Dose Today

 

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Plymouth Meeting, PAINOVIO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:INO) today, Monday, April 6th, 2020, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company’s Investigational New Drug (IND) application for INO-4800, its DNA vaccine candidate designed to prevent Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, paving the way for Phase 1 clinical testing of INO-4800 in healthy volunteers beginning this week. The first dosing is planned for today.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 169 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, April 6th, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – On Monday, April 6th, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 3,802 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Tennessee. That is up 169 cases from Sunday’s 3,633. There have been sixty five deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

Three new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in Montgomery County bringing the total up to fifty four. There has been one death in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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This Week at APSU: Austin Peay State University to host Virtual Career Fair for Students during Coronavirus Crisis

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) will host its first-ever virtual career fair for students whose job hunt has been slowed by the Coronavirus (CPVID-19) pandemic.

Austin Peay State University to host Virtual Career Fair for Students on April 22nd. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University to host Virtual Career Fair for Students on April 22nd. (APSU)

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Tennessee to Distribute $200 Million to County. City Governments Through Governor’s Local Support Grants

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Monday, April 6th, 2020,  Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced $200 million in grants to be distributed to every county and city government across Tennessee for one-time, local expenses in fiscal year 2021.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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