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Nurse struggled to get tested and worked while infected with coronavirus

Nurse struggled to get tested and worked while infected with coronavirus

A nurse who practices in two New York City hospitals says she worked for about a week while infected with coronavirus and had to pull a trick to finally get herself tested. Now she fears she may have infected her colleagues and her family. The nurse, who is 44 and has no underlying health conditions,…MORE

Washington nursing home where dozens died faces federal fine of $600,000

Washington nursing home where dozens died faces federal fine of $600,000

The Life Care Center of Kirkland, Washington, which was an epicenter of Covid-19 cases in the early days of the pandemic, faces a fine of more than $611,000 if it does not correct problems found by federal inspectors. Inspectors for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found three “immediate jeopardy” deficiencies as well…MORE

In just one day, Louisiana reports 2,700 new cases and 37 new deaths from coronavirus

In just one day, Louisiana reports 2,700 new cases and 37 new deaths from coronavirus

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said he will extend the state’s stay-at-home order until April 30 as the numbers of coronavirus cases and deaths surge. The stay-at-home order, which allows certain exceptions such as grocery shopping and solitary exercise, was originally set to expire April 13. The announcement Thursday came the same day Louisiana reported…MORE

Cats may get coronavirus, but experts say it’s nothing to worry about

Cats may get coronavirus, but experts say it’s nothing to worry about

A newly-hatched study out of China, so raw that it’s not yet been peer-reviewed, has some disturbing news for cat lovers. Our furry feline friends appear to be susceptible to catching Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. Even worse, the cats in the study were able to infect each other, although they…MORE

How to train yourself not to touch your face

How to train yourself not to touch your face

We’re washing our hands, staying at home and standing 6 feet apart when we do need to go out. What else can we do to limit the spread of Covid-19? Public health experts say not enough is being done to tackle face touching — something that could make a very large difference to the transmission…MORE

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CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

Nashville’s 2020 CMA Fest on June 4–7 has been canceled. It will not be rescheduled. The Country Music Association issued the following statement on March 31: After careful deliberation, and in following the latest guidance from national, state and local authorities, we are sad to announce that CMA Fest will not take place in 2020.…

Tennessee Tornado Relief: How to Donate Money, Food, Time & More

Tennessee Tornado Relief: How to Donate Money, Food, Time & More

In the wake of the tornadoes that ripped though Tennessee on March 3—killing at least 22 people and damaging hundreds of structures—many folks are wondering how to help. Money To donate money, visit the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund, which was created by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to support those affected by the…