Memphis Mayor extends safer at home order to May 5
This week City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland extended the city’s safer at home order to May 5. In addition, Memphis continues to operate under a state of emergency that requires Memphis residents to stay at home and only venture out to engage...
Governor Bill Lee to allow safer at home order to expire April 30
In an effort to get the state’s economy back on track, Governor Bill Lee announced Monday that he would not be extending Tennessee’s statewide safer at home order that is set to expire April 30.
Free COVID-19 testing sites to open this weekend across Tennessee
Governor Bill Lee on Wednesday announced the State of Tennessee, in partnership with the Tennessee National Guard, is adding 15 drive-up testing sites across the State that will open this weekend.
Governor Lee recommends secondary schools remain closed
Governor Bill Lee essentially ended the academic school year for Tennessee’s secondary schools when he recommended Wednesday, April 15 that the Department of Education keep schools closed for the rest of the 2019-20 term.
Southwest adjusts summer and fall courses for student safety
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and out of an abundance of caution for students, Southwest teaching and learning will be conducted online this summer. To best ensure that students have the ability to move forward with their studies as safely as possible,...
SBA and Treasury Department launch Paycheck Protection Program to support small businesses
The Small Business Administration, with support from the Department of the Treasury, has launched the Paycheck Protection Program to support businesses to meet operational expenses due to financial losses resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19)...