With many people exercising outdoors instead of indoor gyms and studios, it is important to be aware of the dangers of heat illnesses brought on by exertion and the steps that can be taken to safely exercise in the heat, according to the American Heart Association.
Gov. Bill Lee’s unified command group announced last week that nearly all of Tennessee’s 700 long-term care facilities have completed the required COVID-19 testing of residents and staff, as part of the state’s efforts to protect the health of vulnerable populations.
In the past two years, Nashville Church of Christ has consciously moved into the 21st century, extending the reach of the church’s ministries through technology.
In an ongoing effort to protect Tennessee consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance alerted Tennesseans about national and state reports of fraud perpetrated by scammers via bogus COVID-19 testing sites and phony telemedicine treatments.
Comcast NBCUniversal announced it awarded about $60,000 in scholarships for the upcoming school year to 24 Tennessee students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers scholarship program.
Gov. Bill Lee and his health commissioner on Wednesday said they are working to enable local governments to mandate mask use and they both spoke against people who “pack” into bars and graduations and people who don’t wear masks, and hinted the state will continue enacting measures until there is a vaccine.
Wilson County resident Angela Bailey has come full circle from her first teaching job at McGavock in 1992 to becoming the new principal of Tennessee’s second-largest high school – McGavock High School.
Older adults living on fixed incomes face a serious challenge with a 34% property tax increase approved last week by the Metro Nashville Council.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee on Monday signed Executive Order No. 50 to extend the State of Emergency related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to Aug. 29. The order allows the continued suspension of various laws and regulations and other measures in these orders to facilitate the treatment and containment of COVID-19 through regulatory flexibility, promoting social distancing and avoidance of large gatherings, and protecting vulnerable populations.
Tennessee lawmakers recently approved legislation to protect businesses, schools and nonprofits from coronavirus-based lawsuits as the state continues to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Bill Lee’s economic recovery group developed the Tennessee Strong mask movement, partnering with more than 30 flagship brands to distribute nearly 300,000 free or low-cost cloth face coverings at a projected value of more than $3 million, across the state.
The Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce recently launched a special campaign that will initially focus on local non-national franchise restaurants to “show them some extra love” and help boost business as they navigate to a somewhat more normal capacity.