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03/31/20

Mayor’s Daily News Conference (Video)

 

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03/31/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/31/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/31/20 Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 31, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following announcements regarding Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, medical colleges, and other community partners. COVID-19 RESPONSE […]

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03/30/20

Mayor’s Daily News Conference (Video)

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03/30/20

Metro Nashville Public Schools Updates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sean Braisted – 615-259-8790 Metro Nashville Public Schools Updates NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 29, 2020) – Metro Nashville Public Schools are continuing to serve their students and families during the closures caused by the COVID-19 public health crisis. Below are a couple of updates to previously announced programs: Learning Opportunities As Dr. Adrienne Battle […]

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03/30/20

COVID-19 Task Force to Launch Community Assessment System Monday

COVID-19 Task Force to Launch Community Assessment System Monday Residents should first call assessment hotline; if determined necessary, they will be directed to centers for further assessment and possible testing NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 30, 2020) – The Metro COVID-19 Task Force, in partnership with area health care systems and medical colleges, will launch the COVID-19 […]

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03/30/20

Daily Metro COVID-19 Press Update for 03/30/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/30/20 Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 30, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following announcements regarding Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, medical colleges, and other community partners. METRO PUBLIC […]

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03/29/20

Daily Metro COVID19 Press Update for 03/29/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/29/20 Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 29, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following announcements regarding Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, medical colleges, and other community partners. METRO PUBLIC […]

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03/28/20

Mayor’s Daily News Conference (Video)

 

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03/28/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/28/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/28/20 Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 28, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following announcements on Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, and other community partners:   METRO PUBLIC HEALTH […]

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03/27/20

Metro Action Remains Open but will make Changes to Face to Face Contact beginning Monday

Metro Action Remains Open but will make Changes to Face to Face Contact beginning Monday Nashville—On Monday (March 30), the Metropolitan Action Commission will end face to face customer service.  However, the agency will remain open and customers will have a drop box option for all applications and supporting documentation. “It is important to us […]

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03/27/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/27/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/27/20 Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 27, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following announcements on Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, and other community partners: METRO PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT […]

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03/27/20

Mayor’s Daily News Conference (Video)

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03/26/20

MAYOR JOHN COOPER LAUNCHES #NASHVILLESTRONGSTORY CAMPAIGN

MAYOR JOHN COOPER LAUNCHES #NASHVILLESTRONGSTORY CAMPAIGN Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 26, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper announced the #NashvilleStrongStory Campaign to highlight and promote the positive response of Nashville’s residents following the March 3rd  tornado and Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) challenges. Mayor Cooper has asked residents […]

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03/26/20

Tennessee Department of Human Services Resources in Response to COVID-19

Tennessee Department of Human Services Resources in Response to COVID-19 The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is offering several programs and services to assist Tennesseans impacted by COVID-19.  Family Assistance TANF Emergency Cash Assistance – Pandemic: This Emergency Cash Assistance program will provide cash payments to families significantly impacted by the COVID-19 emergency. Beginning […]

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03/26/20

Mayor’s Daily News Conference (Video)

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03/26/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/26/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/26/20 Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 26, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following announcements on Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, and other community partners: COVID-19 RESPONSE Launch of […]

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03/25/20

Updates to MNPS Student Meal Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sean Braisted – 615-259-8790   Updates to MNPS Student Meal Service NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 25, 2020) – Metro Nashville Public Schools have updated their bus routes and school pickup locations for breakfast and lunch meal delivery for children under the age of 18 in Nashville. Children do not have to be students at […]

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03/25/20

Parking Lot Pick-Up: Introducing NFM’s Drive-Thru Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2020 Contact:  Tasha Kennard, Executive Director Nashville Farmers’ Market 615-830-5241 Parking lot pick-up: Introducing NFM’S Drive-Thru Service Nashville, Tennessee – The Nashville Farmers’ Market looked a little different than usual this past weekend as it was closed due to COVID-19 guidelines. Instead of Farm Sheds full of farmers, artisans and […]

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03/25/20

Metro Public Health Department Launches COVID-19 Information Hotline

Metro Public Health Department Launches COVID-19 Information Hotline MEDIA CONTACT: Brian Todd, Metro Public Health Department, 615-340-2153 NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 25, 2020 — Metro Public Health Department officials today launched a COVID-19 telephone hotline with nurses and other public health professionals available to answer questions, provide the latest information about COVID-19, and assist Davidson County […]

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03/25/20

Mayor’s Daily News Conference (Video)

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03/25/20

Daily Metro COVID-19 Press Update for 03/25/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/25/20   Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 25, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following announcements on Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, and other community partners: COVID-19 RESPONSE […]

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03/24/20

Metro Nashville Office of Emergency Management Announces Emergency Supply Drive for Medical, Protective Equipment

Metro Nashville Office of Emergency Management Announces Emergency Supply Drive for Medical, Protective Equipment Drive established to support Nashville healthcare facilities and first responders involved in COVID-19 care NASHVILLE, TN (March 24, 2020) – In response to a critical shortage of medical and personal protective equipment (PPE), Metro’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has announced […]

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03/24/20

Mayor’s Daily News Conference (Video)

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03/24/20

Daily Metro COVID-19 Update for 03/24/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/24/20 Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 24, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following announcements on Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, and other community partners: METRO PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT […]

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03/23/20

Mayor’s Daily News Conference (Video)

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03/23/20

Daily Metro COVID19 Press Update for 3/23/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/23/20   Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 23, 2020   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following announcements on Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, and other community partners: METRO […]

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03/22/20

Order 3 from the Chief Medical Director: Safer at Home Order

Order 3 from the CHIEF MEDICAL DIRECTOR SAFER AT HOME ORDER Pursuant to the Declaration of Public Health Emergency adopted by the Board of Health for Nashville and Davidson County on March 15, 2020 From: Dr. Michael C Caldwell, Chief Medical Director of Health This Order is being issued to protect the public health of […]

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03/22/20

Mayor’s Daily News Conference (Video)

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03/22/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/22/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/22/20 Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 22, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following announcements on Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, and other community partners: MAYOR’S OFFICE Mayor John […]

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03/21/20

Mayor’s Daily News Conference (Video)

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03/21/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/21/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/21/20 Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 21, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following announcements on Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, and other community partners: METRO PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT […]

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03/21/20

AMENDED AND RESTATED ORDER 1 FROM THE CHIEF MEDICAL DIRECTOR

AMENDED AND RESTATED ORDER 1 FROM THE CHIEF MEDICAL DIRECTOR Pursuant to the Declaration of Public Health Emergency adopted by the Board of Health for Nashville and Davidson County on March 15, 2020 From Dr. Michael C. Caldwell, Chief Medical Director of Health Order 1 from the Chief Medical Director issued and effective on March […]

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03/21/20

ORDER 2 FROM THE CHIEF MEDICAL DIRECTOR

ORDER 2 FROM THE CHIEF MEDICAL DIRECTOR Pursuant to the Declaration of Public Health Emergency adopted by the Board of Health for Nashville and Davidson County on March 15, 2020 From Dr. Michael C Caldwell, Chief Medical Director of Health SECTION 1 In order to respond to this public health emergency and limit the spread […]

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03/20/20

Metro Public Health Department Officials Confirm First COVID-19 Death of Nashville Resident

MEDIA CONTACT: Brian Todd, Metro Public Health Department, 615-340-2153 Metro Public Health Department Officials Confirm First COVID-19 Death of Nashville Resident NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 20,2020– Metro Public Health Department officials were notified today of the first reported COVID-19 death of a Davidson County resident. The individual was a 73-year old man with underlying health conditions died due […]

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03/20/20

Metropolitan Beer Permit Board Adopts Emergency Regulations Allowing for the Delivery and Curbside Service of Beer

For Immediate Release Contact: Benton McDonough (615-862-6751) METROPOLITAN BEER PERMIT BOARD ADOPTS EMERGENCY REGULATIONS ALLOWING FOR THE DELIVERY AND CURBSIDE SERVICE OF BEER NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 20, 2020) – Following a tumultuous few weeks for small businesses, specifically those in the food, beverage and hospitality industries, the Metropolitan Beer Permit Board brought some much-needed relief […]

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03/20/20

MNPS to Offer Student Meal Delivery in Select Areas of Nashville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sean Braisted – 615-259-8790 MNPS to Offer Student Meal Delivery in Select Areas of Nashville Revises schedule for meal pickup at schools NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 20, 2020) – With schools remaining closed due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Metro Nashville Public Schools will be providing breakfast and lunch to children starting on […]

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03/20/20

Public Works Announces Temporary Plan to Reopen Convenience Centers on Saturdays Only

Public Works Announces Temporary Plan to Reopen Convenience Centers on Saturdays Only For Immediate Release Contact: Cortnye Stone (615-862-8779) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 20, 2020) – In an effort to promote social distancing and minimize the spread of COVID-19, Public Works is announcing that all Metro Convenience Centers will be reopening tomorrow, March 21st from 9am-1pm, […]

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03/20/20

Mayor’s Daily News Conference (Video)

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03/20/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/20/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 03/20/20 Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 20, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office announced progress on Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, and other community partners: COVID-19 RESPONSE Dr. Michael Caldwell, […]

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03/19/20

Mayor John Cooper’s Office Releases Travel Alert Issued by State Department

Mayor John Cooper’s Office Releases Travel Alert Issued by State Department Contact Name: Chris Song chris.song@nashville.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 19, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mayor John Cooper’s office today released a travel alert issued by the U.S. Department of State: The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due […]

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03/19/20

Register of Deeds Karen Johnson Adds Secure Document Drop-off Slot

Register of Deeds Karen Johnson Adds Secure Document Drop-off Slot Due to COVID-19, public can drop documents in secured slot instead of entering office Contact: Terry Quillen March 19, 2020 Office of the Davidson County Register of Deeds 615-862-6449 (o) 615-305-5062 (c) Davidson County Register of Deeds Karen Johnson announced Thursday that beginning Friday, customers […]

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03/19/20

Metro Animal Care and Control to alter operations to protect against COVID-19 Coronavirus

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 19, 2020 – The Metro Public Health Department (MPHD) announces new measures being taken by Metro Animal Care and Control (MACC) to protect employees, volunteers and animals in their care. The following measures are being taken at the direction of Nashville Director of Health Dr. Michael Caldwell, and go into effect immediately.  […]

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03/19/20

Mayor’s Daily News Conference (Video)

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03/19/20

Daily Metro Covid19 Update

Daily Metro Covid19 Update NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office announced progress on Metro’s citywide coronavirus monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, and other community partners: METRO PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT Metro Public Health Department officials announced today a total number of 60 confirmed cases of coronavirus COVID-19 in Nashville/Davidson County, an increase of […]

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03/18/20

MNPS Shares Digital Tools for Students, Families During Extended Break

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sean Braisted – 615-259-8790 MNPS Shares Digital Tools for Students, Families During Extended Break NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 18, 2020) – Metro Nashville Public Schools has compiled a resource guide consisting of digital tools for students and families while schools are out and many workplaces are closed due to the COVID-19 public […]

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03/18/20

Mayor John Cooper Declares State of Emergency Throughout Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County 

Mayor John Cooper Declares State of Emergency Throughout Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County  Emergency Operations Center to add COVID-19 response activation in partnership with area hospitals and healthcare providers Contact Name: Chris Song Contact: Chris.Song@Nashville.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 18, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Mayor John Cooper signed Executive Order #6, which declares […]

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03/18/20

Metropolitan Police Department Media Release

Metropolitan Police Department Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chief Steve Anderson this afternoon announced that the COVID-19 pandemic is prompting the MNPD to implement a temporary program for alternative call response effective with today’s evening shift in order to minimize the potential for exposure or spread of the virus. “Officers will be triaging non-emergency and […]

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03/18/20

County Clerk Announces Temporary Operational Changes To Mitigate the Possible Spread of COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release March 18, 2020   County Clerk Announces Temporary Operational Changes To Mitigate the Possible Spread of COVID-19 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Out of an abundance of caution and in an attempt to protect the health, safety and well-being of the public and our staff, effective March 19, 2020, and until further […]

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03/18/20

Metropolitan Beer Permit Board Responds to COVID-19

Metropolitan Beer Permit Board Responds to COVID-19 For Immediate Release Contact: Benton McDonough (615-862-6751) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 18, 2020) – In order to protect the health and safety of our Beer Board team, as well as members of the general public, the Beer Board has initiated a remote work environment policy.  While this may create […]

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03/18/20

Daily Metro COVID-19 Press Update for 03/18/20

Daily Metro COVID-19 Press Update for 03/18/20 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 18, 2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office announced progress on Metro’s citywide coronavirus monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, and other community partners: METRO PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT Metro Public Health Department officials announced today a total number of […]

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03/18/20

Mayor’s Daily News Conference (Video)

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03/18/20

Public Works Announces Temporary Changes to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Public Works Announces Temporary Changes to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 For Immediate Release Contact: Cortnye Stone (615-862-8779) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 18, 2020) – In an effort to promote social distancing and minimize the spread of COVID-19, Public Works will be making the following temporary changes in procedure: All Public Works employees who are able […]

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03/17/20

Senator Bill Frist to Chair Mayor’s COVID-19 Response Fund

Senator Bill Frist to Chair Mayor’s COVID-19 Response Fund United Way of Greater Nashville to serve as nonprofit partner CONTACT Names: Chris Song Contact: Chris.Song@nashville.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: March 17, 2020 Nashville, TN — In response to the public health emergency declared by the Metropolitan Board of Health on March 15, 2020, Mayor John […]

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03/17/20

Office of Assessment Issues “No Walk-Ins” Constituency Services Effective Immediately

Office of Assessment Issues “No Walk-Ins” Constituency Services Effective Immediately Discontinues “Walk-In” Constituency Services Until Further Notice   PRESS RELEASE For immediate release                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             […]

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03/16/20

Mayor Cooper Thanks Metro Employees and Community Partners

As Nashville addresses the coronavirus disease in our community, I’m tremendously grateful to all our Metro employees and community partners for their dedication and hard work in protecting our residents. I especially want to thank: Tim Adams, President/CEO, Saint Thomas Health and Ministry Market Executive, Ascension Tennessee Dr. James E.K. Hildreth, President and CEO, Meharry […]

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03/15/20

Mayor’s March 15th Statement

“As my administration works with state and federal officials and community partners to respond to the coronavirus in Nashville and Davidson County, I encourage everyone to take necessary precautions to prevent person-to-person spread. This includes postponing large public and private gatherings, encouraging teleconferencing and remote working, and taking all necessary precautions to protect employees, congregants, […]

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03/15/20

Emergency Meeting of the Metro Board of Health

Mayor John Cooper Issues Statement Regarding Emergency Meeting of Metro Board of Health, Coronavirus Response Measures Today, Mayor John Cooper released the following statement regarding today’s emergency meeting of the Metro Board of Health scheduled for 5:00 p.m.: “At my request, the Metro Nashville Board of Health will hold a special emergency meeting today at […]

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03/15/20

ORDER 1 FROM THE CHIEF MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Pursuant to the Declaration of Public Health Emergency adopted by the Board of Health for Nashville and Davidson County on March 15, 2020 From: Dr. Michael Caldwell, Chief Medical Director of Health SECTION 1 An individual, entity or organization having charge of a building or facility licensed to serve food or beverages whose primary business […]

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03/14/20

March 14 Metro Public Health COVID-19 Response

Metro Public Health Department officials announced today a total number of 13 confirmed cases of coronavirus COVID-19 in Nashville/Davidson County, up three cases in the past 24 hours. The age range for all confirmed cases in Nashville is from 11-50 years old. All cases are self-isolating at home and have mild and manageable symptoms. Health […]

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03/12/20

Metro Human Resources Emails All Metro Employees With Coronavirus Prevention Measures and HR Guidelines

Metro Human Resources Emails All Metro Employees With Coronavirus Prevention Measures and HR Guidelines March 12, 2020 Dear Colleague: As the Mayor’s Office has shared in our prior employee communications to you over this past week, your health and safety is a top priority. With regard to the coronavirus known as COVID-19, we have been […]

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