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‘Transpotainment’ companies file lawsuit requesting restraining order against Metro
Attorney Bryant Kroll tells News 2 he ... MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WKRN) -- On Friday, a federal judge denied the emergency release of Shelby County inmates at high risk of catching COVID-19.
Pediatric COVID-19 cases surge in Tennessee
(WKRN) — It’s a new COVID-19 trend published by the American Academy of Pediatrics. “Tennessee leads the U.S. right now in the percentage of our COVID cases that are under the age of 18,” said Dr.
Governor Lee announces additional $115 million in relief for local governments due to COVID-19
Memphis and Nashville have already received a combined $284 million that was subtracted from the state’s allocation. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — It's a new COVID-19 trend published by the ...
Coronavirus patients swamp emergency rooms in some US states
I’ve never seen anything like this COVID surge,” said Haddock, who has worked in emergency rooms since 2007. “We’re doing our best, but we’re not an ICU.” ...
Doctors prep for even lower hospital capacity, Tennessee Hospital Association remains optimistic
As COVID-19 rebounds in hotspots around the country, hospitals are once again finding themselves with lower bed capacity, fewer healthy doctors and nurses, even halting elective procedures.
Parent, pediatrician and state health commissioner Lisa Piercey on her own kids going back to school
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — If you’re a mom with four kids, the upcoming school year poses many questions. If you’re also a pediatrician who happens to be the state’s health commissioner ...
DCSO: 89 inmates, 24 employees testing positive for COVID-19
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Eighty-nine inmates in Davidson County are currently testing positive for the coronavirus, according to the sheriff’s office. In an update provided Friday morning ...
Tennessee Supreme Court requiring masks in all courthouses
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — As the numbers show, the increase in COVID-19 cases is predominantly from ... and often having to be admitted to the hospital," said Dr. William Schaffner, an ...
Personal protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again
A physician assistant takes off her face shield after collecting a nasal swab sample from a patient for COVID-19 testing ... Ranney, an emergency physician at Rhode Island Hospital who was among ...