Maintenance staff at Middle Tennessee State University will spend the next few weeks removing signs about social distancing and mask requirements. MTSU has announced that, effective immediately, face coverings are no longer required, and there are few capacity limits.
A Tennessee program is trying to keep medical debt cases from ever reaching the courtroom. The goal is to help patients work out a deal with medical providers before the costs start piling up.
Tennessee has recorded 908 COVID cases among vaccinated residents. That’s roughly what scientists would have expected, even as they lauded how effective the COVID vaccines are.
Closure is looking more imminent for Nashville’s city-funded assisted living facility, which cares mostly for patients who could not pay to live elsewhere.
Lee also does not plan to call for making the COVID vaccine a requirement for children to attend school.
The court will be hearing arguments over whether states have to guarantee access to abortion until the second trimester. Tennessee has been among the states arguing that’s too late.
Widespread vaccinations haven’t resolved all the questions of how to gather again, despite the eagerness of congregants to see each other again.
The influx of teens getting COVID vaccines means many are getting shots not because they want to, but because someone else wants them to: namely, their parents.
Hundreds of adolescents in Nashville found their way to vaccination events on Thursday, as the Pfizer COVID shots are now permitted for children as young as 12.
The masks are coming off after all in Nashville — for those who are vaccinated. The latest shift in pandemic guidance came Thursday, after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks.