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TEMA reminds Tennesseans about COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

 

Tennessee Emergency Management AgencyNashville, TN – The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) is encouraging families who have lost a loved one to apply for FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance to ease some financial stress and burden caused by the virus.

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 Coronavirus related funeral expenses incurred after January 20th, 2020.

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President Joe Biden’s remarks on COVID-19 Response, Vaccination Program

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN:  Good afternoon. Today, two months until July 4th, I’m here to report that we’re — we’re in our vaccination program — where we are and what comes next in an effort to get this country back closer to normal.

And first: Where are we? Well, as everyone knows, I promised that we’d administer 100 million shots in my first 100 days. After we met that goal, we doubled it to a — a historic 200 million shots. By the time we reached 100 days last week, we had shattered that mark with over 220 million shots in arms.

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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Austin Peay State University student escapes Bhutanese ethnic war, later wins THEC’s top service award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – They were coming to arrest his father.

Deepesh Subedi, only 5 at the time, helped his family quickly pack a few essentials before the soldiers arrived. It didn’t matter that his father was a quiet farmer, with no interest in politics.

Deepesh Subedi

Deepesh Subedi

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: May 1st, 2021

 

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

COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 Coronavirus

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President Joe Biden’s Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting COVID-19

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – The national emergency caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in the United States continues to pose a grave threat to our health and security. 

As of April 29th, 2021, the United States had experienced more than 32 million confirmed COVID-19 Coronavirus cases and more than 570,000 COVID-19 Coronavirus deaths.  It is the policy of my Administration to implement science-based public health measures, across all areas of the Federal Government, to act swiftly and aggressively to prevent further spread of the disease.

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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APSU Beach Volleyball’s Marlayna Bullington named OVC Freshman of the Year, Four Govs earn All-OVC

 

APSU Women's VolleyballBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) Marlayna Bullington has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Beach Volleyball Freshman of the Year and an All-Freshman team selection. Senior Jenna Panning and junior Brooke Moore have also named a First Team All-OVC pairing, while Bullington and sophomore Aysha Hood were named a Second Team All-OVC pairing, the league announced Wednesday.

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President Joe Biden’s Remarks for Address to a Joint Session of Congress

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – President Joe Biden.

Madame Speaker.  

Madame Vice President. 

No president has ever said those words from this podium, and it’s about time. 

The First Lady.  The Second Gentleman.  Mr. Chief Justice.  Members of the United States Congress and the Cabinet – and distinguished guests. 

My fellow Americans. 

While the setting tonight is familiar, this gathering is very different – a reminder of the extraordinary times we are in.  

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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Senator Marsha Blackburn Leads Hearing on Curbing COVID-19 Scams

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, led a hearing on curbing COVID-19 Coronavirus scams.

The hearing highlighted the troubling rise of scams related to COVID-19 Coronavirus, and how Americans can better protect themselves against fraudsters.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Tennessee Department of Health Urges Parents To Stay On Track With Well Visits, Vaccines

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 24th-May 1st, 2021.

Each year, NIIW highlights the positive impact of vaccination on the lives of infants and children — and this year, it is vital that families stay on track for routine checkups and vaccinations during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

National Infant Immunization Week is April 24th-May 1st.

National Infant Immunization Week is April 24th-May 1st.

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CDE Lightband, TVA Match up to $50,000 for Imagination Library, Salvation Army through Community Care Fund

 

Clarksville, TN – CDE Lightband and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) partnered to match funds totaling $30,000 for Clarksville’s Imagination Library and $20,000 for The Salvation Army through TVA’s Community Care Fund.

TVA gave local power companies, including CDE Lightband, the opportunity to identify organizations or local initiatives in need for which they can seek the matching funds.

Customer Service Manager of TVA, Lynn Huffstetler; Co-Chair of The Imagination Library, Karen Morrow; Community Affairs Coordinator of CDE Lightband, Lindsey Pease; Business Development Coordinator of CDE Lightband, April Stilwell.

Customer Service Manager of TVA, Lynn Huffstetler; Co-Chair of The Imagination Library, Karen Morrow; Community Affairs Coordinator of CDE Lightband, Lindsey Pease; Business Development Coordinator of CDE Lightband, April Stilwell.

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