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President Donald Trump and His Administration have created Best COVID-19 Testing System In The World

 

Leading the World in Testing

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – U.S. President Donald J. Trump is ensuring that Americans have access to the most advanced and robust COVID-19 Coronavirus tests in the world.

President Trump has revolutionized America’s testing system, and under his leadership, our Nation has conducted far more tests than any other country.

The United States has already conducted more than 59 million tests, and we will soon have conducted 100 million tests.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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TSSAA announces Schools can begin contact during practice effective immediately

 

Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA)Hermitage, TN – Executive Order No. 55, first announced this past Tuesday, was signed by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today, July 31st, 2020, making contact during practice now permissible in the sports of football and girls’ soccer. Other fall sports, including golf, cross country, and volleyball were not affected by the State of Emergency Order that prohibited contact sports.

Although contact practice is now permissible, the regulations and requirements for practice and competition adopted by the Board of Control at their July 22nd meeting are still in place for all sports and must be followed.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Signs Executive Order to Allow Contact Sports, Extend Local Authority for Mask Requirements

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today signed Executive Order No. 55, allowing the resumption of contact sports and extending local authority to require masks, among other provisions.

“Athletics is an important part of our way of life and provides many benefits for our student-athletes, but common-sense precautions must be taken to combat COVID-19,” said Governor Lee.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Austin Peay State University Football begins Practice, Saturday

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The Marquase Lovings era begins Saturday morning when the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team takes the field at Fortera Stadium for its first organized practice in preparation for the upcoming 2020 season.

Austin Peay State University head coach Marquase Lovings prepared for Govs opening practice, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University head coach Marquase Lovings prepared for Govs opening practice, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department Sewer Main Line Rehabilitation Work Schedule for August 3rd-7th

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water Department sewer main line rehabilitation work is scheduled on Roan Drive and Ringgold Road in North Clarksville during the week of August 3rd-7th, 2020.

Sewer line rehabilitation is part of the department’s ongoing sewer rehabilitation program designed to provide citizens with a well-maintained and efficient sewer collection system.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 3,050 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, July 31st, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – On Friday, July 31st, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 104,778 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee.  That is an increase of 3,050 cases from Thursday’s 101,728. There have been 1,023 confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

SEVENTY EIGHT new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 1,646 There has been eleven deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett Extends Executive Order to Wear a Face-Covering through August 10th

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, signed Emergency Executive Order 13 today to extend Emergency Orders 11 and 12 which requires that all residents, businesses, and visitors of Montgomery County wear face-coverings.

The order states that cloth or other face-coverings that cover the nose and mouth of a person to impede the spread of the virus during speaking, coughing, sneezing or other action, shall be required in Montgomery County, Tennessee, within all publicly-accessible areas of commercial business establishments; in public outdoor areas where social distancing of at least six feet cannot be maintained; and within the publicly-accessible areas of business offices where there is direct interaction with the public and social distancing of at least six feet cannot be maintained.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett

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Nashville Technology Council’s Summer Camps Program Gains Greater Reach by Going Virtual

 

Greater Nashville Technology CouncilNashville, TN – The Greater Nashville Technology Council (NTC) will today wrap up its 2020 NTC Technology Summer Camps program, held virtually for the first time. Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, NTC quickly pivoted to host 14 virtual camps for a total of 150 students aged 4th grade through high school.
 
One of the advantages of going virtual was that the instructors didn’t need to be Nashville-based; students were able to benefit from working with experts from across the country. In addition, going virtual made the camps more accessible to students throughout Middle Tennessee, including Davidson County, Robertson County, Sumner County, Wilson County and Williamson County.

14 science and tech camps hosted for 150 students from five Tennessee counties

14 science and tech camps hosted for 150 students from five Tennessee counties

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First Lady Melania Trump: ‘Be Best’ is Advocating that Every Child Find a Loving, Safe, Forever Family

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “America’s kids need us now more than ever,” First Lady Melania Trump writes.
 
“The disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have had a serious impact on America’s children and those who care for them, from parents and teachers to child welfare workers and foster families . . . We are doing all we can to establish commonsense solutions that best serve our children in the welfare system.”

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: July 30th, 2020

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is continuing to take action in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:

On July 29th, FDA updated its “Food Safety and the Coronavirus Disease” webpage of Questions and Answers (Q&A).

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Coronavirus

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