The latest on schedule changes, local decisions and other updates related to COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia
Northeast Tennessee and far Southwest Virginia saw a total of four new confirmed COVID-19 cases in data reported Sunday.
Northeast Tennessee saw a third day Saturday of a two-case climb in COVID-19 case totals, while far Southwest Virginia saw its ninth day without any new cases.
Northeast Tennessee saw a second two-case climb of COVID-19 cases Friday, and far Southwest Virginia saw an eighth day with no new cases.
Dr. Robert Strang, a long-time and well-known orthopedic surgeon in Kingsport, celebrated his 100th birthday on Thursday in a most unexpected way — with family members on the other side of the glass doors of his Baysmont home.
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On Friday, it’s the law under state executive order – everyone 10 and older in businesses and public buildings in Virginia has to wear a face covering.
If a $90,000 county funding increase is recommended Friday for Hawkins County EMS, Surgoinsville Mayor Merrell Graham is asking that a stipulation be added requiring an ambulance to be stationed 24/7 at Surgoinsville’s fire station.
Northeast Tennessee saw two more confirmed COVID-19 cases Thursday, while far Southwest Virginia’s case total remained level for a seventh straight day.
Northeast Tennessee added a new confirmed COVID-19 case Wednesday, while far Southwest Virginia remained level in cases and deaths.
Ballad Health CEO Alan Levine said the health system has experienced disruptions and potential harm to patients twice this year because of America’s over-reliance on Asia for medical supplies.
Starting Friday, wearing protective face masks in Virginia is mandatory.
Northeast Tennessee reported three new confirmed COVID-19 cases Tuesday while far Southwest Virginia remained level in cases and deaths.
Ballad Health’s latest visitation policy and patient guidelines will go into effect Tuesday, May 26.
Northeast Tennessee and far Southwest Virginia saw no increases in COVID-19 cases of deaths, according to Monday’s official reports.
“I just want to go home Dr Hill,” Priscilla told me with tears in her eyes. “I know I may not quite be ready yet, but I am anxious to get past this and move on with my life.”