Press Releases

American Rescue Plan provides resources needed to return to work safely – this restaurant worker is grateful!

March 12, 2021

Join Nora and other Tennesseans in supporting the American Rescue Plan Add Your Name Here My name is Nora Cooper. …

High School Student Implores Maury County School Board to Require Masks

March 5, 2021

On March 2, 10th grade student Avalon McCartney delivered a petition signed by 800 supporters to school board members. Read…

Governor Lee – Please be the Leader We Elected You To Be

January 8, 2021

Governor Lee, a statewide mask mandate is critical to protect Tennesseans from suffering serious complications or death from Covid-19. It’s your responsibility as the leader of our state to protect Tennesseans, and you are the only one with the power and ability to do just that. We are tired of seeing all the sickness, all of the sadness. We need your help.

The County-by-County Approach Has Not Worked in Tennessee

December 18, 2020

What happens in one county affects the other because we are, in fact, all in this together I am Dr.…

TN COVID Doctor Makes Plea to Tennesseans for Help Convincing Governor Lee to Take Responsibility

December 14, 2020

NASHVILLE — Tennessee COVID-19 Doctor, who has been treating patients on the frontlines since the beginning of the pandemic released…

Statewide Mask Mandate is Investment in our Future

December 10, 2020

My name is Lee Spieker, I moved to Nashville 3 years ago from Colorado for the music, new geography and…

No child is an island – uncontrolled spread of COVID-19 stresses kids and families. We need a statewide mask mandate.

November 28, 2020

I am Dr. Allyson Cundiff. I live in Nashville, where I grew up, and have been caring for children here…

Physician and Former Cookeville Mayor Fears Hospital “may have some very tough days” as COVID spreads

November 23, 2020

My name is Dr. Charles Womack and I’m a retired physician in Cookeville, TN.  I grew up in the Mississippi…

Veteran teacher implores Governor Lee to issue a statewide mask mandate

November 9, 2020

For the sake of my family, my students, and my community, and as someone who voted for you, I implore you to have some political courage. Use your power as the leader of our state to issue a statewide mask mandate.

Critical care physician Dr. Benjamin Ferrell pleads with Gov. Lee for statewide mask mandate

October 23, 2020

As Nashville hospital bed capacity drops to critical level at 5% My name is Dr. Benjamin Ferrell.  I live in…