Thursday, August 18, 2022

COVID-19

 

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

by Jason Reed -- Best known for making the most impactful interception in Super Bowl history, Tennessee Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler is still doing big things on the field. And during a time of crisis, he has stepped up...
The Memphis Soul Music Festival (MSMF) is postponing its inaugural fundraising event planned for June 13 at Shelby Farms, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to adhere to social distancing mandates. MSMF Founder and CEO of SisterReach, Cherisse Scott, has...
Camp Chambers founder Jimmy Chambers last week had a feeling that a government-level suggestion to wear face masks in public might be coming as the coronavirus continued its march through Shelby County. He said to wife and program director, Ressie...
The "safer-at-home" order issued two weeks ago by Mayor Jim Strickland has been extended until April 21 amid the growing COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made Monday (April 6) during a special coronavirus task force briefing held by the Mayor...
by Zack Linly -- As President Trump continues to push the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 symptoms, medical experts remain divided on the use of a drug that has yet to be proven as a safe and effective...
Shelby County Health Department COVID-19 Daily Update: April 6 Shelby County had 789 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Sunday at 10 a.m. The total number of deaths in Shelby County attributed to COVID-19 was 13.   Tennessee man charged with violating coronavirus order (AP)...
The deceased leave behind grieving family and friends, who gather for a last rite of passage: collective mourning and celebration. That was a month ago, before COVID-19 made a jarring – and often deadly – intrusion and before directives...
by Brittany Holst -- The “safer at home” orders mandated by Mayor Jim Strickland, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee have some mothers in “essential job” categories continuing to work while trying to maintain safe...
Shelby County's ride up the local slope of COVID-19 continues, with the latest reported information from the Shelby County Health Department showing 10 deaths among the 706 confirmed novel coronavirus cases. Fifth death confirmed from outbreak at Tennessee nursing home NASHVILLE —...
As we weather this “Ronapocolypse,” as my friend calls it, let’s try to support each other and our businesses as well. And on that front, I have some suggestions. Pyramid Liquors: Owner Rick Farwell has been in the Downtown-Uptown space...