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Lamar Alexander: The best way to get Americans back to work and back to school? All roads lead through testing

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – I introduced legislation that will help hospitals in Tennessee keep up with the cost of providing care and help curb the trend of rural hospital closures by setting an appropriate national minimum for the Medicare Area Wage Index. Learn more about this legislation here.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced more CARES Act funding – $35 million is headed to two Tennessee hospitals that have treated a higher number of COVID-19 Coronavirus patients, Vanderbilt University Medical Center ($24.8 million) and Sumner Regional Medical Center ($10.6 million).

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Austin Peay State University School of Nursing graduate Hunter Burkhart describes life as an intensive care nurse during Coronavirus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – As the coronavirus pandemic rages across the world, thousands of Austin Peay State University School of Nursing graduates are in the trenches helping patients battle the disease. 

One recent graduate, Hunter Burkhart, is a registered nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s medical intensive care unit. 

Austin Peay State University School of Nursing graduate Hunter Burkhart. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University School of Nursing graduate Hunter Burkhart. (APSU)

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Marsha Blackburn Report: More COVID-19 Resources

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – This Easter Sunday, we’ll be praying from our living rooms rather than from the church pews, but that’s alright, because the Lord is always with us. Remember Matthew 18:20: For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

It’s a somber time, but glimmers of hope still shine through. According to researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, social distancing efforts are helping to slow Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection rates. New testing machines that can detect the coronavirus in as little as five minutes arrived in Tennessee this week.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center reports second Death in Tennessee from Coronavirus

 

Vanderbilt University Medical CenterNashville, TN – On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020, a second person in Tennessee has died from the coronavirus (COVID-19) according to a Vanderbilt University Medical Center statement.

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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Clarksville Police report Hit and Run Driver Daniel Lopez-Villa turns himself in

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On March 10th, 2020, around 9:00am, Daniel Lopez-Villa a 27 years old hispanic male, 5’7″, 190 lbs turned himself in to Clarksville Police Department.

FACT investigators interviewed Daniel Lopez-Villa in reference to the hit and run crash on March 3rd, 2020. During the interview, Lopez-Villa admitted to driving the 2009 Ford F150 and striking John Dukes, Jr. in the roadway.

Daniel Lopez-Villa

Daniel Lopez-Villa

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Clarksville Police have Marquis Hall in custody

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report that Marquis D. Hall is in custody and has been booked into the Montgomery County Jail.

Hall was wanted for an aggravated assault that took place on Monday, March 9th, 2020 at Bel-Aire Park located at 124 Marie Drive.

A 27 year old man sustained a gunshot wound to his hand and hip. The investigation identified Marquis D. Hall as the shooter.

Marquis D. Hall.

Marquis D. Hall.

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Clarksville Police are searching for Marquis Hall for Aggravated Assault

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Monday, March 9th, 2020 around 12:47pm, Clarksville Police Officers responded to Bel-Aire Park at 124 Marie Drive in reference to an Aggravated Assault.

When responding officers arrived on scene, they made contact with a 27 year old man who had sustained a gunshot wound to his hand and hip. Based on the investigation, there had been a verbal altercation between the victim and Hall. Marquis D. Hall was identified as the shooter.

Clarksville Police are requesting the public's help in finding Marquis D. Hall. Hall is wanted for Aggravated Assault.

Clarksville Police are requesting the public’s help in finding Marquis D. Hall. Hall is wanted for Aggravated Assault.

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Clarksville Police seek help locating Hit-and-Run Driver

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report that on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 at approximately 6:20pm a male subject was crossing New Providence Boulevard near Powers Street when he was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on New Providence Boulevard.

The male was critically injured and lifeflighted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he remains in critical but stable condition. The vehicle which struck the victim fled from the scene.

Clarksville Police are searching for the driver of a White Ford F-150 that was involved in a hit and run on New Providence Boulevard, Tuesday.

Clarksville Police are searching for the driver of a White Ford F-150 that was involved in a hit and run on New Providence Boulevard, Tuesday.

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Clarksville writer Matt Schorr to hold Book Launch at Hudubam Book Traders

 

Hudubam Book TradersClarksville, TN – Matt Schorr’s stories are – in a word – unique.

Other authors spin yarns featuring noble vampires or grade school wizards. Some relay tales of heartache, struggle or adversity faced by real people in real settings.

Many weave together narratives describing historical figures battling for their place in the history books.

Matt writes about zombie whales and re-animated T-Rex skeletons.

Matt’s latest novel, "That Time I Saved the Universe."

Matt’s latest novel, “That Time I Saved the Universe.”

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Tennessee Receives Grant from Federal Government to Address Opioid Crisis

 

Tennessee Division of TennCareNashville, TN – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that Tennessee is one of 10 states to receive the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model grant. 

The purpose of this Model is to assist states in combating the nation’s opioid crisis and address fragmentation in the care of pregnant and postpartum Medicaid beneficiaries with opioid use disorder (OUD).  

TennCare recipient of the Maternal Opioid Misuse Model grant to combat opioid misuse among expectant mothers and improve care for children impacted by the crisis.

TennCare recipient of the Maternal Opioid Misuse Model grant to combat opioid misuse among expectant mothers and improve care for children impacted by the crisis.

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