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GENERAL COVID-19 INFORMATION

 

TENNESSEE’S COVID-19 RESPONSE

  • Office of the Governor:  Information about the ongoing novel Coronavirus outbreak

  • Tennessee Department of Health: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

  • CDC Pledges $10 Million to Tennessee: COVID-19 Response

  • The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) has created an online site where you can track state and local COVID-19 actions, as has the National Conference of State Legislatures.

  • TDHS programs and services to assist Tennesseans impacted by COVID-19:

  • Governor Bill Lee issued the first steps from the “Tennessee Pledge,” the state’s rollout of guidance and best practices for Tennessee businesses in 89 of the state’s 95 counties to keep employees and customers safe during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The first industries to receive guidance through the plan include the restaurant and retail industries. More information can be found below:

    • General Guidelines: The State is recommending safeguarding protocols for all businesses in Tennessee, including those that are re-opening and those essential businesses that have remained open during the Safer at Home order. These safeguarding protocols are based on the recommendations of the CDC and OSHA. To support the Pledge for Tennessee, all employers and employees should take steps to reopen safely, help other industries be able to open more quickly, and help Tennessee remain healthy and open for business.

    • Retail Guidelines: In addition to strict adherence to CDC guidelines, the State recommends retailers put into place an assortment of measures to protect consumers and employees.

    • Restaurant Guidelines: In addition to strict adherence to CDC guidelines, the State recommends restaurants put into place an assortment of measures to protect consumers and employees.

METRO NASHVILLE'S RESPONSE

  • Roadmap for Reopening Nashville

  • Metro Public Health Department issued a Safer at Home Order directing all residents of Nashville and Davidson County to stay inside their homes unless they are engaged in certain “essential activities.”

  • For a full run down on the status of all Metro services, public utilities, courts, and more please visit asafenashville.org and then click "Status of Nashville Services".

  • Mayor Cooper announced a Roadmap for Reopening Nashville which was created in cooperation with public health officials, business leaders, and community leaders to ensure that our community takes a measured approach in safely getting Nashvillians back to work.

  • Metro Water has suspended cut-offs and will waive late fees until the end of April. Metro Water Services customers who have found themselves experiencing financial hardship may request a payment plan for outstanding balances by calling 615-862-4600.

  • Nashville Electric Service (NES) has suspended all disconnections for nonpayment and is waiving all late fees through May 31.

  • Piedmont Natural Gas has suspended all disconnections until further notice.

  • The Sheriff’s Office has suspended eviction notices until further notice.

  • All public transit systems remain fully operational.

  • Updates to Metro Nashville's operations regarding their operations, as well as updated restrictions for local businesses.

  • Learn how to make your own "No Sew Mask".

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

 

LOCAL RESOURCES

  • Not everyone is safer at home. The YWCA of Nashville‘s Domestic Violence Crisis & Support Help Line is anonymous, confidential, and available 24/7. Call 1-800-334-4628 or Text 615-983-5170 for help without speaking a word.

  • If you are experiencing financial hardship during the COVID-19 crisis, the United Way of Greater Nashville COVID-19 Response Fund may be able to help.

  • Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce: Be a Good Neighbor and help support small businesses in the ways they need it most right now

  • How to Use the Public Library at Home

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