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With Excess National Supply, Exchanges Will Allow U.S. Hospitals to Continue Meeting Ventilator Demand

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – During the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Government has worked tirelessly to “bend the curve” and prevent healthcare utilization from exceeding the healthcare system’s capacity. Given ventilators’ life-saving role, it is important that demand stay below supply so that no person who is in need of a ventilator is denied one.

Federal policy has achieved this objective so far, and the Donald Trump Administration recently announced the voluntary Dynamic Ventilator Reserve to ensure that patients everywhere can continue accessing ventilators.

President Donald Trump giving update to the COVID-19 crisis. (White House)

President Donald Trump giving update to the COVID-19 crisis. (White House)

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Hopkinsville Community College announces Scholarship Application deadline extended until May 1st

 

Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, KY – In the ongoing response to COVID-19 Coronavirus, Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) announced the extension of their scholarship application to May 1st, 2020, which is fast approaching.

Parents of seniors are concerned about tuition bills and working adults may be considering a change in occupation and wondering how to afford education, especially in the current environment.

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101st Airborne Division announces Combat Aviation Brigade deployment to Europe

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) has announced the upcoming deployment of their Combat Aviation Brigade to Europe.

The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade will replace the 3rd Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade and will participate in Atlantic Resolve in support of the United States’ commitment to NATO allies and partners.

“Wings of Destiny is a unit of highly skilled combat aviators and expert support personnel,” said Col. Matthew Weinshel, commander of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade. “They are ready to defeat any adversary.”

The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade will replace the 3rd Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade and will participate in Atlantic Resolve in support of the United States’ commitment to NATO allies and partners. The 101st CAB will deploy and will operate UH-60 and HH-60 Black Hawks, CH-47 Chinooks, AH-64 Apaches, as well as support vehicles and additional equipment. (Capt. Adam OReilly, 101st Airborne Division)

The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade will replace the 3rd Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade and will participate in Atlantic Resolve in support of the United States’ commitment to NATO allies and partners. The 101st CAB will deploy and will operate UH-60 and HH-60 Black Hawks, CH-47 Chinooks, AH-64 Apaches, as well as support vehicles and additional equipment. (Capt. Adam OReilly, 101st Airborne Division)

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Tennessee Disaster Declaration

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – On Friday, April 24th, 2020, U.S. President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Tennessee and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding from April 12th to April 13th, 2020.

The President’s action makes Federal funding available to affected individuals in Bradley County and Hamilton County.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Clarksville-Montgomery County, Stewart County under Weather Advisory

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a weather advisory for Northern Montgomery County and Eastern Stewart County until 3:00pm CT.

At 2:25pm CT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Big Rock, or 3 miles east of Dover, moving northeast at 55 mph.

Pea size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include: Clarksville, Fort Campbell, Big Rock, Cumberland City, Indian Mound and Woodlawn.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 463 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, April 25th, 2020

 

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Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – On Saturday, April 25th, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 9,189 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee. That is an increase of 463 cases from Friday’s 8,726. There have been 178 deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

Two new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total number is now at 134. There has been two deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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AAA Auto Insurance Policyholders to Receive 20% Premium Refund

 

AAAWashington, D.C. – AAA, North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization, understands the financial challenges and uncertainty many Americans are facing.

As we stay home and vehicles are driven less, AAA insurers have announced relief packages that will refund more than $285M to auto policyholders.

Relief packages to return more than $285M amid reduction in miles-driven. (AAA)

Relief packages to return more than $285M amid reduction in miles-driven. (AAA)

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IDEXX Makes Pet Test for COVID-19 Virus Available to Veterinarians

 

IDEXX LaboratoriesWestbrook, MEIDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX), a global leader in veterinary diagnostics and software, has announced the availability of the IDEXX SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) RealPCR™ Test for pets.

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101st Airborne Division beats 82nd Airborne Division to win online unit pride title

 

101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs Staff

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) defeated the 82nd Airborne Division in the finals of an online unit pride competition, on April 22nd, 2020.

The Screaming Eagles and their supporters around the world cast 93 more votes than the All Americans to win the sports bracket-style competition and bragging rights as the Unit Madness 2020 Challenge winners. In all, participants cast more than 98,000 votes on Facebook and Twitter in the final round alone.

“It was no surprise that two of the most iconic symbols of freedom were the finalists in the competition. Both patches, as well as all of the others in the competition, have a rich proud legacy that we strive to build upon every day until our next rendezvous with destiny,” said Command Sgt. Maj. Bryan Barker, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) command sergeant major.

Unit Madness 2020 Challenge winner, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

Unit Madness 2020 Challenge winner, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: April 25th, 2020

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration - FDASilver Spring, MDThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:

Friday, the FDA issued an immediately in effect guidance, Enforcement Policy for Remote Digital Pathology Devices During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency, to help expand the availability of devices for remote reviewing and reporting of scanned digital images of pathology slides during this public health emergency.

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