In 94 of Tennessee’s 95 counties, transmission rates are now considered above the “threshold,” meaning no visitors.
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Rapid COVID-19 tests coming to Tennessee, along with a few questions
The governor’s health commissioner seems sold on the test which will arrive in increments beginning with 133,000 doses next week.
Families count down to Oct. 1, look forward to reunion with loved ones in long-term care facilities
Some East Tennesseans will have the chance to visit their loved ones for the first time in months in less than a week. Tennessee Education Commissioner Dr. Lisa ...
‘It’s breathtakingly hard’: Families prepare to reunite with loved ones in long-term care facilities after COVID-19 shutdowns
Families prepare to reunite with loved ones after the Tennessee Health Department loosens visitation guidelines.
Visitation resumes for Tennessee long-term care facilities as COVID-19 restrictions loosen
Previously, nursing homes and other facilities were only allowed to have some visitors if the facilities were in counties where the disease was stable.
Tennessee to relax visitation rules at nursing homes, other senior living facilities
Tennesseans who live in nursing homes or other long-term care facilities could be reunited with their loved ones in person as soon as Oct. 1, according to new guidelines from the Tennessee Department ...
Families ready to visit loved ones in long-term care facilities
The state announced on Thursday that it would relax visitation requirements at long-term care facilities on Oct. 1.
As coronavirus looms, Tennessee to resume visitation at nursing homes
Starting Oct. 1, nursing homes will be allowed to welcome visitors if they’ve gone two weeks without a new case of the coronavirus.
“It’s time to reunite:” Visitation policies for long-term care facilities updated
Tennessee officials announced they were updating visitation policies for long-term care facilities across the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus Tennessee: State loosening restrictions on long-term care facilities
The Tennessee Department of Health and Tennessee’s Unified Command Group is loosening restrictions placed on long-term health care facilities as a result of the COVID-19 ...
Tennessee nursing homes can increase visitations in October
(WMC) - The Tennessee Department of Health announced new guidance Thursday for the gradual reopening of the state’s nursing homes. Long-term care facilities ... pay when loved ones in a nursing ...
State health department must provide more data on COVID in Minnesota long-term care facilities
More than 70% of the state's COVID-19 deaths are happening in long-term care facilities and we need transparency to improve.