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This Week at APSU: Environmental artist Eliza Evans to perform ‘Time Machine’ outside Art + Design building

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Earth Day, April 22nd, environmental artist Eliza Evans will be on the Austin Peay State University (APSU) campus from 9:00am-4:00pm to perform a reiteration of her piece Time Machine, a duration and interactive work where she will spend several hours “living” in a mass-produced greenhouse on the lawn of the Arts Quad.

Eliza Evans in "Time Machine."

Eliza Evans in “Time Machine.”

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital expands COVID-19 vaccine to all Enrolled Beneficiaries

 

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Beginning Thursday, April 1st, 2021 Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) will expand COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccination to Tier 2 TRICARE Prime beneficiaries age 16 and older who are enrolled in one of the hospital’s medical homes.

“We are excited to begin offering COVID-19 vaccine to our entire eligible prime beneficiary population. It’s been about three months since we administered our first vaccine and we’ve steadily increased vaccinations since then as more vaccines became available. I received the vaccine myself and I would highly recommend it to anyone who is age 16 or older and is medically cleared,” said Col. Patrick T. Birchfield, hospital commander.

BACH Soldier Spc. Ireland Case prepares to give a COVID-19 vaccine to Spc. Travis Evans from the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division – “Blue Spaders”  at the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic located in the Fort Campbell Passenger Processing Center, March 5. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

BACH Soldier Spc. Ireland Case prepares to give a COVID-19 vaccine to Spc. Travis Evans from the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division – “Blue Spaders” at the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic located in the Fort Campbell Passenger Processing Center, March 5. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: March 27th, 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:

On March 23rd, 2021, the FDA issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) to the Twist Bioscience Corporation for their SARS-CoV-2 NGS Assay.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus

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Weekly APSU COVID-19 Update for March 27th, 2021

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – While COVID-19 Coronavirus cases have leveled or begun to decline in many parts of the country because of increased vaccine availability, we want to remind the Austin Peay State University (APSU) campus community that it is not time to be lax in practicing preventative measures.

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Campus. (APSU)

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BACH Army dietitian Melissa Shaffer shares her role supporting the COVID-19 fight

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – She doesn’t swab nasal cavities to test for COVID-19 Coronavirus or administer COVID-19 vaccines to military healthcare beneficiaries, but one Army dietitian in the fight shared her experience contributing to the COVID-19 Coronavirus response mission.

Capt. Melissa Shaffer, a registered dietitian-nutritionist at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) oversees the nutritional needs and special diets of all patients admitted to the hospital.

U.S. Army Dietitian Capt. Melissa Shaffer is a registered dietitian and certified nutrition support clinician at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Recently Shaffer had to create a specialized diet plan for a patient who was sedated and on a ventilator for a month battling COVID-19. (BACH)

U.S. Army Dietitian Capt. Melissa Shaffer is a registered dietitian and certified nutrition support clinician at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Recently Shaffer had to create a specialized diet plan for a patient who was sedated and on a ventilator for a month battling COVID-19. (BACH)

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This Week at APSU: Science on Tap returns for special online seminar about COVID-19 Coronavirus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Science on Tap will return on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021, at 7:00pm to revisit the COVID-19 Coronavirus discussion. This time, however, the event will be virtual – delivered via Zoom webinar – and include a panel discussion to take on the urgency and hope of new vaccines to stop the virus.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports Rapid Progress being made in Vaccinating Highest Risk Populations

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Health says Tennessee is making great progress in rapidly vaccinating those at the highest risk of serious illness and death from COVID-19 Coronavirus.

Within four weeks of Tennessee receiving its first doses of the COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccine, more than 221,000 people in the state have received vaccinations, and the Tennessee Department of Health is distributing COVID-19 vaccinations as rapidly as supplies are received from the federal government.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: November 11th, 2020

 

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

Today, the FDA issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the investigational monoclonal antibody therapy bamlanivimab for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 Coronavirus in adult and pediatric patients.

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Coronavirus

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President Donald Trump has Lowered Costs, Increased Medicare Options by Favoring Market Competition

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “For almost four years, President Donald Trump has promoted reforms to Medicare that favor market competition over Washington meddling,” Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma writes in the Houston Chronicle.
 
“The results are in: America’s seniors today enjoy a stronger program that offers more and better benefits at lower costs . . . Combined, beneficiaries have saved approximately $3.4 billion in Medicare Advantage and Part D premium costs since 2017.”

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: September 13th, 2020

 

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

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Coronavirus

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