Christmas magic is in the air at the Memphis Zoo with millions of twinkling lights on display for the holiday season; however, with COVID-19 still affecting so many, the experience will be a bit different this year.
Health officials said they are keeping an eye on the availability of testing as cases of COVID-19 surge in the Mid-South, but the way the community has expanded some testing has become an example for the rest of the country.
During the pandemic, people have been spending more time in the kitchen. One Memphis family turned their time in the kitchen into a unique concept. It’s food you’d expect to see at a fine restaurant, but plated on a highchair.
“Pfizer selected our state because of our (vaccine distribution) plan, because of our ability to build out a strong infrastructure, and we’re thankful for that partnership and what it means to Tennessee," said Lee.
“This is something way new to us. The pandemic has really impacted a much broader base of clients that we normally have not seen before,” said Scott Fortin, the Mid-South Food Bank’s chief operating officer.