Wednesday, January 19, 2022

COVID-19

 

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

“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...
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...
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
Particulars of Mayor Strickland's stay-at-home order To further combat the spread of COVID-19, the City of Memphis will issue a Safer at Home Order effective 6pm on March 24, 2020 through midnight April 7, 2020 — directing all residents of...
Closures and restrictions to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in Shelby County have been dialed up and now include an executive order closing gyms, bars and inside-dining spaces until further notice. “The temporary closure of eating establishments...
As the widespread local impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic became increasingly clear, The New Tri-State Defender deployed its team of reporters, photojournalists and editors to respond accordingly. Today (March 22) on “Where Do We Go From Here?” on TSDRadio...
When the first case of COVID-19 appeared in Shelby County last week, apprehension sparked a foreboding that grew into widely-held fear among some of the city’s most vulnerable, according to Dr. Stanley Dowell, who has multiple affiliations with local...
When the balls stop bouncing and a college’s basketball season ends, relationships between players tend to roll on, with some gathering at the gym between classes to chat hoops or simply keep up with what’s going on in Memphis. Just...
The arrival of Shelby County’s “pivotal moment” in the battle against the novel coronavirus was signaled by the numbers four and ten. That’s the number of confirmed cases made public on Wednesday compared to the count announced the next...
The elderly and working poor, specifically those in African-American communities that experience the highest poverty rates in Shelby County, are the focus of some local leaders as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic become ever more real. “Many African Americans...