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March 20, 2020 We May Have 72 Hours To Address The COVID-19 Protective Equipment Shortage

Bill Frist Contributor I write today to describe an urgent issue that must be addressed by federal leadership in the next 72 hours. In conversations this week with two highly respected leaders representing hospitals in different parts of the country,…

March 17, 2020 Senator Bill Frist to Chair Mayor’s Covid-19 Response Fund

3/17/2020 Chris Song United Way of Greater Nashville to serve as nonprofit partner In response to the public health emergency declared by the Metropolitan Board of Health on March 15, 2020, Mayor John Cooper, together with philanthropic, corporate, and government…

March 15, 2020 The best thing everyday Americans can do to fight coronavirus? #StayHome, save lives

Be a neat freak. Wash your hands. Give to people in need. If you’re going to spread anything, spread help, compassion and humor. And do not panic. 16 national health care leaders Opinion contributors USA TODAY The coronavirus pandemic seemed…

February 19, 2020 Barbershops targeted to improve the health of black men

  Black men with high blood pressure could benefit from a research study beginning this month to check their vitals while they are getting a haircut at a barbershop. Previous research in Texas and California has shown barbershops can successfully…

January 31, 2020 More than 25 Organizations Statewide Support Reeves/Smith Bill to Prevent Next Generation of Nicotine Addicts in Tennessee

NASHVILLE – A group of more than 25 organizations from across Tennessee today announced their support for legislation that seeks to prevent the next generation of nicotine addicts in the state. The bill (SB2079/HB2114), sponsored by State Senator Shane Reeves…