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Prentice Cooper, Franklin State Forests Campsites Closed to prevent spread of Coronavirus

 

Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of ForestryNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is closing the campsites at Prentice Cooper and Franklin State Forests until further notice. A surge in the number of campers is creating safety and health concerns for the public and forestry staff.

Campsites at Prentice Cooper and Franklin State Forests until further notice.

Campsites at Prentice Cooper and Franklin State Forests until further notice.

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Scammers Using Coronavirus to Target Everyone, including Businesses, Employees

 

TriNet Dublin, CA – Coronavirus (COVID-19) has not stopped malicious individuals from taking advantage of difficult times to prey on vulnerable individuals. Unfortunately, numerous scams have appeared to defraud businesses and individuals in connection with coronavirus (COVID-19).

The global pandemic has caused enough headache and heartache for everyone, including small and medium size businesses (SMBs) and their employees.

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Apple works with White House on Coronavirus app

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Trusted medical information is crucial for Americans in our fight against the Coronavirus. Now, it’ll be easier than ever to find.
 
Apple Inc., together with the White House, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has launched a coronavirus (COVID-19) screening tool.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 170 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee as of March 28th

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – On Saturday, March 28th, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) announced that there are 1373 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Tennessee. That is up 170 cases from Friday’s 1203. There have been six deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

Two more confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in Montgomery County bringing the total to eleven.

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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Marsha Blackburn syas China Must Be Held Accountable for Role in Coronavirus Outbreak

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) is calling on the Chinese government to take responsibility for its abject failure to be forthright about the severity of its coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis at its inception. She is joined by Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Reps. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) and Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) who led bipartisan companion resolution in the House of Representatives.

“Chinese officials destroyed early coronavirus (COVID-19) test kits, suppressed information and refused international assistance,” Senator Blackburn said.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Austin Peay State University changes Summer Classes to Online, other non-face-to-face instruction due to Coronavirus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) officials have announced their decision to move all of this year’s face-to-face summer classes online or to other forms of non-face-to-face instruction. 

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

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FDA takes action to help increase U.S. supply of ventilators and respirators for protection of health care workers, patients

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration - FDASilver Spring, MDThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took action to help increase the supply of ventilators, ventilator tubing connectors, and ventilator accessories, as well as filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs) due to shortages during coronavuris (COVID-19), as part of our commitment to ease burdens on the health care system during this pandemic.

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Coronavirus

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Clarksville City Hall to begin health screenings, Monday

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Beginning Monday, March 30th, 2020, all Clarksville City Hall employees and visitors will report to the Loss Prevention desk on the main floor for a health screening. Screening is only required once for those who go in and out of Clarksville City Hall throughout the day.

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Clarksville City Hall

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Majority Of Americans Disapprove Of News Media Handling Of Wuhan Coronavirus according to Gallup Poll

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “Of nine leaders and institutions rated by Americans in a new poll on their response to the novel Wuhan Coronavirus, the media fared the worst, and it’s not even close,” Tristan Justice reports for The Federalist.
 
“According to a new Gallup poll released Wednesday, March 25th, 2020, the media was the only institution that scored a negative approval rating among the public with only 44 percent of Americans approving of the way the media has covered the virus.” 

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 246 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there are now 1203 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) as of Friday, March 27th, 2020 in Tennessee. That is up 246 cases from Thursday’s 957. There have been six deaths in Tennessee because of the virus. Three additional confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in Montgomery County bringing the total to nine.

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Coronavirus

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