Ten Percent Of Migrant Minors Held In San Diego Convention Center Have COVID-19

Of The 723 Unaccompanied Migrant Minors Who Were Transported To The San Diego Convention Center From Texas, Roughly 10% Have Tested Positive For COVID-19, According To Multiple News Reports Citing Health Officials.

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UTC Offers Covid-19 Vaccine Clinics To Students, Faculty, And Staff

The University Of Tennessee At Chattanooga Is Providing Covid-19 Vaccines To Eligible Students And Employees As Clinics Become Available From State Approval Of University Requests.

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Tennessee Health Commissioner Is ‘Fairly Certain’ Covid Will Get Worse

Tennessee’s Health Commissioner, Lisa Piercey, Has Said There Are Signs That The Covid-19 Pandemic Could Begin To Get Worse Soon. Piercey Said Tennessee Specifically Could See Things Worsening, Given It Is One Of The Most Infectious States At The Moment.

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Blue States Scramble To Loosen Restrictions After Red States’ Success

State Re-openings Around The Country Appear To Be Pressuring States – Particularly Northern States With Democratic Governors, To Soften Their Stances On Mitigations. Now, With Vaccines Promised To The Nation By May 1, Governors Who Had Dug In Are Relenting On Mitigations. Some More Slowly Than Others.

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Nursing Homes See Sharp Drop In COVID Cases Since Vaccines Began

Nursing Homes In The U.S. Are Seeing The Lowest Number Of New COVID Cases Since The Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Began Tracking The Data In May 2020, According To A New Report.

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Cases of Mass Shootings Surged In Tennessee Amidst Pandemic

Across The State Of Tennessee, Cases Of Mass Shootings Have Started An Upward Surge. They Jumped Up 50% Throughout 2020, Despite The Pandemic That Swept The Nation.

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Tennessee Signed Contract With Consulting Firm While Also Investigating It For Role In Opioid Epidemic

Tennessee State Records Show The State Entered Into Consulting Contract With McKinsey & Co Consulting Firm While State Attorney General Was Investigating Firm For Its Role In The Opioid Epidemic.

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Memphis Schools Call Teachers Back To Classrooms

The Superintendent Of Shelby County Schools Is Requiring All Teachers To Return To Memphis Classrooms On February 22. The Announcement Came Just Two Weeks After The Initial Statement That Schools Would Remain Closed Indefinitely. Students Are Currently Scheduled To Come Back A Week After Teachers.

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State Reps Propose Bill Aiming To Exempt Tennessee From Biden Executive Orders

Proposed Law Would Give Local Governments Authority To Review Presidential Executive Orders, Consider If The EO Is Outside Scope Of Federal Authority And Seek Remedy In Form Of Exemption.

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Hamilton County Schools Shift to 4 Day Per Week In-Person Learning For Grades K-8

Starting next week (February 8 – 12), Hamilton County Schools Will Be Adding Grades 6 Through 8 To The Updated Phase 2 Schedule Allowing Students To Be On Campus Four Days A Week.

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