Sunday, May 22, 2022

COVID-19

 

TSD’s ongoing coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Presented in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee.

Dr. James Hildreth, president/CEO of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, explores multiple facets of the COVID-19 public health emergency in an exclusive conversation with TSDMemphis.com https://soundcloud.com/tsd-stats/coping-with-covid-19-a-reliable-source-dr-james-hildreth
Coronavirus. It’s all over the news. It’s trending on your social media. It’s on your TV. It’s dominating the push alerts on your phone. The year is less than three months old but we have every reason to believe that...
“Bills will continue to roll and this has definitely taken a toll on my business,” says Keith Turks, owner, Hair Kingdom Beauty & Barber Salon at 1492 Madison Ave. Turks’ remarks reflect dwindling clients, not only at his salon, but...
Deep breath…one more; now, where do we go from here? Forward! Marching, smartly, resolutely and increasingly more collectively with the most vulnerable ever foremost in mind. Yes, there is a lot more to it than that. Still, that’s the jumping-off...
Local utility companies such as Memphis Light, Gas & Water (MLGW) can tap into $1 billion in available credit support that the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is offering to offset the effects of COVID-19. TVA President/CEO Jeff Lyash made that...
All 30 legislative members of the Tennessee Democratic Caucus want Gov. Bill Lee to quickly develop and make available a comprehensive, statewide plan for battling the COVID-19 outbreak. Caucus members detailed their collective position in a letter that was sent...
Dr. Andrenette Fleming began collecting COVID-19 test kits back in February. The long-time Memphis physician took heed to the warnings that seniors and those with pre-existing health conditions were at a higher risk of developing serious complications from the virus,...
The city’s first responders are facing a new enemy in the form of the COVID-19 virus, a threat that is invisible to the naked eye and as lethal as any weapon. That puts these vital public servants on the...
by Adrian Sainz and Jonathan Mattise -- Gov. Bill Lee said Friday in Memphis that he expects a big jump in unemployment payouts to Tennessee residents under legislation passed by Congress for those who lost work to the coronavirus pandemic. Lee told...
Here are some questions and answers about how the unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package  signed into law Friday may help you: Who is getting a check? Everyone earning up to $75,000 in adjusted gross income — the income on your...