Knox County Voted to Strip its Board of Health of Power to Enact Pandemic Safety Rules after Complaints that Mask Mandate Hurt Businesses

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ A Tennessee county voted this week to strip the local Board of Health of the power to enact pandemic safety rules after complaints that its indoor mask mandate and bar curfew […]


Young, Black & Widowed: Chattanooga Woman Starts Nonprofit to Help Widowers Navigate Life after Loss Due to the Covid19 Pandemic

CHATTANOOGA, TN (TN Tribune)— Young widow starts nonprofit organization which helped over 500 widow(er)s across the United States Widowed-by-lung-cancer in 2017 at age 27, while 5 months pregnant with her 10- month-old’s full little brother, […]


Tennessee Valley Healthcare System will Host Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Veterans this Saturday, Feb. 20th

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is hosting a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic Saturday, February 20 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. CT at its Nashville and Murfreesboro campuses. Veterans interested in receiving […]


Drs. Hildreth, Fauci Recommend Dentists Giving COVID-19 Shots and Training Dental Students To Do So, Too

By Clint Confehr NASHVILLE, TN — Dentists ought to be inoculating people against COVID-19, according to doctors speaking on-line for a program hosted by Meharry Medical College. Meharry President & CEO Dr. James Hildreth raised […]


Tennessee Valley Healthcare Gives Record Number of COVID-19 Vaccines to Vets at First Walk-in Clinic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – At its first walk-in vaccination clinic, the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System administered more than 1,400 Moderna COVID-19 doses Saturday to enrolled Veterans. On average, the health care system administers 450 doses each […]


MTSU College of Education Prepares Future Special Education Teachers for Socially Distanced Classrooms

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For special education teachers, the impacts of COVID on special education services extend beyond the challenges faced in the everyday classroom. The changes have been vast and unique for both teachers and students, […]