Across the United States, there have been countless reports of shortages in personal protective equipment for the healthcare workers who are on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. One Collierville High School student is pitching in to help.
As the state reopens, state offices are preparing for Tennesseans to enter their lobbies and the Tennessee Department of Human Services is implementing new precautions for all office visitors due to COVID-19 concerns.
The state’s case total is now at 21,679 with 356 deaths. Nearly 1,700 people have required hospitalization while fighting the virus, but more than 14,632 people statewide have recovered, or 67 percent of cases, according to TDH.
As tradition during the St. Jude Dream Home campaign, we gather sponsors together to sign the unfinished floor of the dream home. But due to COVID-19 protocols, this year we’re doing a virtual floor signing and offering words of encouragement to St. Jude kids online.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Dr. Nate Smith, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Health, updated the public Wednesday afternoon in Jonesboro on the state’s response to the coronavirus, including the latest cases of COVID-19 and deaths.
Gov. Tate Reeves said Mississippi has learned invaluable lessons and strategies after dealing with the coronavirus pandemic now for the last two and a half months, a trial by fire of sorts for states across the U.S.
Dr. Jon McCullers, an infectious disease expert with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and chief of pediatrics at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital has been involved in important decisions regarding Shelby County’s reopening.
Looking ahead to a possible second wave of COVID-19 in the late fall and early winter months, Christian Brothers University announced Tuesday it would be making changes to their traditional fall semester calendar.
Fewer people are driving during the pandemic but in Shelby County, there has been a 63% increase in fatal wrecks. The highway patrol is asking all drivers to be extra careful as they investigate why there’s been such a large increase.
The Town of Collierville’s July 3 Independence Day Celebration is canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the Town is making plans for a similar celebration in September to celebrate Collierville’s 150th anniversary.