Unclear Guidelines Cause Sick Patients To Be Denied Antibody Treatments

Controversy Surrounds The Popular Monoclonal Antibody Treatment For COVID-19 As Hospitals In Tennessee Are Following Differing Protocols For Determining Who Is Provided With The Treatment, Resulting In Many Sick Patients Being Denied The Antibodies.

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Tennessee Has Recommended Vaccinated Lose Access To Monoclonal Treatment

The TN State Govt Recommends That Residents Who Are Fully Vaccinated Be Denied Monoclonal Antibody Treatment. They Have Said It Is Being Done In An Effort To Preserve The State’s Limited Supply. Recent Caps Were Put On Federal Shipments Of The Drug.

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TN Congressional Members Demand Answers About HHS Limiting Monoclonal Therapy

Biden’s U.S. Department Of Health And Human Services (HHS) Said It Is Imposing New Limits On States’ Ability To Access To COVID-19 Antibody Treatments Amid Rising Demand. This Has Resulted In Reduced Shipments And Delays Getting These Drugs To Providers In A Number Of States, Including Tennessee.

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TN Health Agencies Offer Public Health Spending Proposals For Upcoming Fed Relief

Tennessee Agencies Made Their Pitches Last Week For Public Health Capital Projects That Would Qualify For Funding From Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Relief.

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State Agencies Make Pitches For Spending Billions In TN ARPA Money

Tennessee’s Financial Stimulus Accountability Group Met With State Agency Heads Last Week Regarding Funding Requests Related To The Second Half Of $3.7 Billion In Federal American Rescue Plan Act Relief.

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Residents Question Discrepancies Between State And Hamilton County Covid Reports

For 18 Months The Hamilton County Health Department And The Tennessee Department Of Health Have Been Tracking COVID-19 Data And Residents Are Questioning What Point The County Data And The State’s Data For The County Should Match Up.

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TennCon’s BIG 7 Weekend Digest!… August 20, 2021

1) TN Dept of Health Plans To Share Children’s Private Information With Federal Government
2) Lee Signs Executive Order Giving Parents Final Say On Masks, Declines Special Session
3) Legislature Refuses To Back Down To School Systems That Defy Mask Opt-Out Order
4) Illegal Immigration Investigation In TN Continues With Study Committee
5) Illegal Immigration, Drug Seizures Spike In July
6) Congressmen Double Down On Calls To Impeach Mayorkas
7) Biden Pushes For 3rd Dose, Vaccine Mandate For Nursing Home Workers

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TN Dept of Health Plans To Share Children’s Private Information With Federal Government

In A Letter That Was Sent To All TN School Superintendents, TN Dept Of Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey And TN Dept Of Ed Commissioner Penny Schwinn Outlined The State’s Directive To Collaborate With The Federal Government To Collect And Share Data Concerning Contact Tracing Of Children Among Other Private Information.

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Investigation Indicates Fired Vaccine Director Sent Muzzle To Herself

A State Investigation Has Revealed That A Muzzle Sent To Former Tennessee Department Of Health Vaccine Director Dr. Michell Fiscus Was Paid For With Her Personal Credit Card.

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