Covering COVID in East Tennessee

The story of COVID-19 and its manifold effects on East Tennessee is fast-moving. We want to make sure you can easily find our latest coverage, and look back on reporting you may have missed. As we continue to report, our COVID stories will be posted here.

Ongoing

Resources, Free Lunches Available During School Closures and Social Distancing, by Claire Heddles

Tuesday, April 7

HealthConnections: The Language of Epidemiology, by Dr. Carole Myers and Brandon Hollingsworth

Monday, April 6

Roundup: First COVID-19 Death in Blount County, TN Department of Labor Update on Federal Funds, by Claire Heddles

Friday, April 3

Roundup: Expo Center Details; State and Local Parks Limit Activity, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Thursday, April 2

Lee Strengthens Stay-Home Order; Jacobs Warns of Erosion of Civil Liberties, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Grassroots Aid Efforts in Knoxville Grow as Coronavirus Shutdowns Extend, by Claire Heddles

Roundup: TN Jobless Claims Continue Surge; Drive-Through Assessment Comes to Knox County, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Wednesday, April 1

Dialogue: Two Sides of COVID-19, by Brandon Hollingsworth

AM Roundup: Knoxville Strengthens "Stay Home" Order; UT Stays Online Through Summer, by Brandon Hollingsworth

PM Roundup: Trying to Predict COVID Patterns; Great Smoky Mtns Extends Closure, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Tuesday, March 31

Roundup: Knox County's First COVID Death; Knoxville Asks for Spare PPE, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Monday, March 30

How the Clarence Brown Theatre is Coping With an Unexpected Finale to Their Season, by Melony Dodson

Friday, March 27

State Numbers Reflect National Upswing in Jobless Claims, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Roundup: Executive Order Aims to Help Fight COVID; Schools Try Clasroom Alternatives, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Thursday, March 26

Spirit Guide: The Chady Homestead Pandemic Response, by Chrissy Keuper

Roundup: TN Jobless Claims Skyrocket; Testing the Uninsured, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Wednesday, March 25

Some Details Emerge in Understanding Dimensions of COVID in Knox County, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Roundup: School Closures Extended; Holy Week Changes, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Tuesday, March 24

Roundup: Smokies NP Off-Limits; Knoxville City Council Goes Online; OR Delcares Emergency, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Monday, March 23

Navigating the Obstacles for Getting a COVID-19 Test in East Tennessee, by Claire Heddles

Roundup: Chinese Americans Donate to Knox COVID Relief; Kincannon Asks for Federal Aid, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Knox County Health Department Issues "Safer at Home" Order, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Friday, March 20

Local Governments Move to Close Bars and Limit Restaurant Business, More COVID Cases Confirmed, by Brandon Hollingsworth

MEDIC Desperate for Blood Donations, by Chrissy Keuper

Thursday, March 19

As Testing Capacity Grows, Medical Facilities Work to Close Supply Gaps, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Wednesday, March 18

COVID-19, Tornado Relief, Possible Recession Upend State Budget Priorities, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Immunologist Barry Rouse on Animal Coronaviruses and the Search for a COVID-19 Vaccine, by Claire Heddles

Tuesday, March 17

Lee Advances Proposals to Blunt Economic Effects of COVID-19, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Monday, March 16

Knoxville Declares State of Emergency to Deal With COVID-19, by Brandon Hollingsworth

State Courts Suspend In-Person Events to Help Slow COVID-19 Spread, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Friday, March 13

Capitol Closes to Visitors, Governor Recommends Churches and Schools Act With Caution, by Brandon Hollingsworth

Thursday, March 12

Government, Schools and Institutions Race to Deal with COVID-19, Educate Public, by Brandon Hollingsworth