Thursday, December 2, 2021

COVID-19

 

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

I was not exactly surprised last Thursday when I got a text message from my son's daycare saying they'd be closed on Friday. It's not even been a full week, but the avalanche of closings – at that time,...
“This virus will have dire consequences on so many, but specifically African Americans, which suffer from higher rates of chronic illness.” That was part of the message of Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, conveyed Sunday evening during...
A third case of COVID-19 in Shelby County, detected by private laboratory results, is being investigated by the Shelby County Health Department (SCHD). According to SCHD, the case is not related to the first two. Also, the individual is not...
While precautions are being taken in local church bodies and denominational organizations, the spiritual community largely is choosing to continue assembling in corporate worship. At least that was the case Wednesday night as The New Tri-State Defender went to press...
(Nielson.com) – Consumers around the world are actively stockpiling emergency supplies as concerns grow that the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) could become a worldwide pandemic. They’re also starting to think beyond emergency items, such as basic foodstuffs, including canned goods, flour,...