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Two Cases of COVID-19 Variant Confirmed in Tennessee

Two cases of the B117 variant strain of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Tennessee, out of a total of seven specimens sent to...

COVID-19 Dashboard: New Cases in Schools

The Tennessee Department of Education has launched a COVID-19 Dashboard, which shares information at school and district levels, including numbers of new positive COVID-19...

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COVID-19 Vaccination at Long-term Care Facilities Ramps Up This Week

Tennessee continues efforts to administer COVID-19 vaccinations as described in the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. Tennessee county health department staff members administered more than...
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TDH Updates COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Health has updated the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and its phased approach to administering COVID-19 vaccines to...
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Information on CARES Act Unemployment Extension

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) is currently reviewing details of the CARES Act Unemployment Extension (H.R. 133) Congress recently passed...

Treasury and IRS Begin Delivering Second Round of Economic Impact Payments

WASHINGTON – Tuesday, December 29, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service began delivering a second round of Economic Impact Payments to millions...

Where to Get COVID-19 Test

If you think you need a COVID-19 test, here are some things to know and places where you can get a test. Recently, Gov...
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MTSU Anticipates Return to Primarily In-Person Classes by Fall 2021

Middle Tennessee State University plans a return to primarily in-person instruction by Fall 2021 and its COVID-19 Task Force will engage faculty, staff and...

New Executive Order Restricts Spectators at Sporting Events

The Governor has issued Executive Order No. 70, effective immediately and remaining in effect through January 19, 2021. Because of the significant increase in...
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Gov Bill Lee Issues Order Limiting Indoor Gatherings to 10 People

Gov. Bill Lee addressed Tennesseans Sunday evening regarding the COVID-19 surge. The governor asked Tennesseans to refrain from gathering with people outside their household...
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TN Dept of Health Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Reporting Dashboard

The Tennessee Department of Health is providing data on COVID-19 vaccines administered in the state via a new dashboard to be provided online at...