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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How many deaths will it take for Governor Lee to listen to health experts? NASHVILLE — (March 30, 2020) Gov. Bill Lee’s “safer at home” order is a stay-at-home directive in name only, according to doctors who have been calling for stronger action from the governor. It has been 11 days and 12 deaths since…

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‘No other option,’ says Tennessee native who works in Baton Rouge, La. NASHVILLE — (Friday, March 27, 2020) — Dr. Aaron Milstone, of Franklin, Tenn., a pulmonary physician, hosted a livestream webinar with Dr. Christopher Bryan Thomas, a critical care doctor battling the COVID-19 pandemic in Louisiana. Dr. Thomas shared what Tennessee can expect if Governor Lee continues to ignore medical experts…

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Vanderbilt Doctor of Infectious Disease Says Governor Needs a Stay at Home Order NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (March 26, 2020) During a CNN interview this Thursday, when asked if Governor Lee’s current actions to slow the spread of the coronavirus in Tennessee “went far enough”, Dr. Aronoff, Director of the Division of Infectious Disease at Vanderbilt Medical…

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NASHVILLE — (Thursday, March 26, 2020) Tennessee doctors treating COVID-19 patients are speaking hard truths today: Gov. Bill Lee’s administration is two weeks behind in its response to the coronavirus pandemic. This lag is endangering Tennesseans and the very medical caregivers who are working on the frontlines to save lives, according to Dr. Aarron Milstone, of…

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