Harvard Global Health Institute K-12 guidance shows need for “remote learning” and potential “Stay-at-Home Orders” NASHVILLE — Even with COVID-19 infections spiking 33% in just 10 days among Tennessee’s school-age children and the pandemic worsening, Gov. Lee and some local leaders continue to push for in-person classes at public schools across the state. Meanwhile, Tennessee and most counties…

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Health Professionals Call for Statewide School Delay and Mask Mandate Amid Tennessee’s Worsening COVID-19 Health Crisis Nashville – Doctors and a teacher react to an alarming report released by the Department of Health and Human Services and Associate and Centers for Disease Control that called on Gov. Lee weeks ago to issue a statewide mask…

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Data should drive a safe reopening’: Doctors say starting in-person classes under current COVID-19 conditions endangers our children, teachers and their families. Doctors call for greater state leadership and interventions to get COVID-19 under control BEFORE rushing to reopen schools Physicians are urging Gov. Bill Lee and local school officials to delay in-person classes at…

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Statement Responding to Gov. Lee’s “Reopening TN” Plan NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Dr. Aaron Milstone, a pulmonologist currently treating Covid-19 patients and organizer of the 9,500 health care workers who petitioned the Governor for a Stay at Home Order issued this statement ahead of the Governor’s May 1st ‘reopening’ plan for Tennessee: “You are hearing…

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Leading Economist Joins TN Business Owners, Health Experts Praise the Stay at Home Order’s Progress in Protecting Lives – and the Economy NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Economist, Dr. Heather Boushey, and Tennessee small business owner, Chris Cobb, discussed with Tennessee business owners and doctors about the economic impact of hospital infrastructure becoming over-run, and the economic benefit…

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NASHVILLE — (April 2, 2020) A coalition of 2,000 doctors that began March 20 petitioning Gov. Bill Lee to follow health expert advice and issue a statewide stay-at-home order has grown to include another 9,500 medical professionals from Tennessee’s medical societies and 31,000 citizens. That coalition now includes former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, Republican Dr.…

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