Government and Local/State Case Updates

WATE6 STORY: DAILY UPDATE, 3,067 COVID-19 CASES IN TN, 37 DEATHS – 4/3/20

WATE6 STORY: KNOXVILLE EXPO CENTER MAY BE USED AS HOSPITAL OVERFLOW AREA – 4/3/20

WATE6 STORY: KNOX COUNTY COVID-19 CASES UP TO 93, 50 RECOVERIES – 4/3/20 

WATE6 STORY: KNOX COUNTY CLERK TO OFFER SERVICES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY STARTING APRIL 3RD – 4/3/20 

WATE6 STORY: KNOX COUNTY PARKS GO PASSIVE USE, DOG PARKS TO CLOSE SATURDAY – 4/3/20

TENNESSEE ACTION FOR HOSPITALITY ANNOUNCES ‘A FUND FOR US’ SUPPORTING HOSPITALITY PROFESSIONALS – 4/3/20

WATE6 STORY: TVA CLOSES PUBLIC RECREATION AREAS INDEFINITELY – 4/3/20 

WATE6 STORY: GOVERNOR LEE ISSUES ‘SHELTER IN PLACE’ REQUIREMENT UNTIL 4/14 – 4/2/20 

WATE6 STORY: COVID-19 CASES ACROSS THE STATE UPDATE, 32 DEATHS AS OF TODAY – 4/2/20

WATE6 STORY: KNOX COUNTY, KROGER HOSTING DRIVE-THRU COVID-19 TESTING – 4/2/20

WATE6 STORY: TENNESSEE GETS A D- IN SOCIAL DISTANCING – 4/2/20

WATE6 STORY: GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK NOW CLOSED ‘UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE’ – 4/2/20 

WATE6 STORY: NOW 24 TENNESSEE STATEWIDE DEATHS FROM COVID-19 – 4/1/20

WATE6 STORY: KNOXVILLE MAYOR KINCANNON ISSUES SAFER AT HOME ORDER WITH CONSEQUENCES 4/1/20

WATE6 STORY: KNOX COUNTY SCHOOLS OUTLINE DISTANCE LEARNING PLAN – 4/1/20 

WATE6 STORY: SEVIER COUNTY NOW OFFERING COVID-19 TESTING – 4/1/20 

WATE6 STORY: SENATOR BLACKBURN’S COVID-19 RESOURCE GUIDE 3/31/20 

WATE6 STORY: NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES LISTING – 3/31/20

WATE6 STORY: KNOX CO UTILITIES WON’T BE TURNED OFF FOR NON-PAYMENT – 3/31/20

WATE6 STORY: GETTING TENNESSEE UNEMPLOYMENT DETAILS – 3/31/20

WATE6 STORY: TENNESSEE GOVERNOR BILL LEE ISSUES STATE WIDE SHELTER IN PLACE REQUEST – 3/30/20

WATE6 STORY: LOW INTEREST FEDERAL LOANS TO SMALL BUSINESSES NOW AVAILABLE 

 

What is closed/cancelled?

TENNESSEE THEATRE EVENTS LIST OF CANCELLATIONS AND RESCHEDULED EVENTS – 4/3/20

WATE6 STORY: UT CAMPUSES TO STAY ONLINE ONLY FOR SUMMER SESSION – 4/1/20

WATE6 STORY: IJAMS NATURE CENTER FACILITIES CLOSED, TRAILS REMAIN OPEN – 3/30/20

WATE6 STORY: SCHOOLS THAT ARE CLOSED DUE TO COVID 19

WATE6 STORY: DOLLYWOOD POSTPONES SEASON OPENING AGAIN DUE TO COVID 19

 

Other COVID 19 Related News Updates

WATE 6 STORY: DOLLY PARTON DONATES $1 MILLION TO VANDERBILT FOR COVID-19 RESEARCH 4/1/20

WATE6 STORY: DO YOU REALLY NEED TO WEAR MASKS TO WARD OFF COVID-19? – 4/1/20 

WATE6 STORY: CONTACT LENS WEARERS URGED TO SWITCH TO GLASSES TO PREVENT SPREAD – 3/30/20

WATE6 STORY: TAX FILING DAY MOVED TO JULY 15

ETCH ANNOUNCES NEW VISITATION POLICY DUE TO COVID 19

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION/PBS TO PROVIDE DAILY INSTRUCTIONAL CONTENT FOR STUDENTS