With Well Over 50,000 Dead, Civil Rights Leaders Urge African Americans to Remain at...

By Lauren Victoria Burke NNPA Newswire Contributor NNPA NEWSWIRE — Several Republican governors appear to be taking their marching orders from President Donald Trump who is...

Ascension St Thomas Announces First Neighborhood Hospital

NASHVILLE, TN — Ascension Saint Thomas is transforming healthcare and expanding access in Middle Tennessee with the proposed construction of the State of Tennessee’s...

Why Coronavirus is Hitting Black Communities So Hard

By  Eugene Scott  A Washington Post analysis of early data from jurisdictions across the country found that the novel coronavirus appears to be affecting —...

IRS Economic Impact Payment Information

A message from IRS Commissioner Charles P. Rettig: "Social Security beneficiaries who are not typically required to file tax returns will not need to file...

More Covid-19 Contact Tracers Trained, Automation Offered

NASHVILLE, TN — State health officials tracked potential coronavirus patients in January. Now: with thousands of infected Tennesseans, contact tracing has been distressingly late;...

State of Emergency Declared for Black America

Public health experts reveal Coronavirus is airborne disease By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC — While many medical doctors maintain that the novel coronavirus is...

COVID-19 Testing Site Opens at Meharry Medical College

Article Submitted NASHVILLE, TN — A Drive-up COVID-19 assessment site in North Nashville opened Monday on the campus of Meharry Medical College. The Meharry site located...

May There Be Testing in Your Future

Medical workers from local hospitals and universities started collecting specimens outside Meharry Medical Center on March 31. The swabs are put in a tube...

We Should Have Done it Yesterday

A man gets a drive-through COVID-19 test outside Meharry Medical College April 1. Medical workers gave 80 tests March 31, the first day supplies...
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Don’t Be a Vector

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — Metro authorities are getting better at promulgating health orders and explaining themselves to the public. On March 24, Dr....