More Beds, Fewer Staff

The impact of new behavioral health facilities could be blunted by workforce shortages among local providers.

Approaching the Peak

New COVID-19 cases slowed last week, but hospitalizations and deaths continue to rise.

Vaccine Whiplash

Court orders out of Louisiana and Kentucky cause local institutions to reverse their COVID-19 vaccination policies.

Hospitals Stretched Thin

Administrators paint a grim picture of the impact of the current COVID-19 surge on medical care throughout the region.

Contact Tracing Reset

With COVID-19 cases rising, the Knox County Health Department is changing the way it tracks the illness through the community.

Bracing for a Wave

The Health Department is getting a boost in funding and hospitals are updating plans as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.

Surge Protectors

Lee discusses hospital capacity, personal protective equipment and ventilator distribution during a visit to Knoxville as more COVID-19 cases are detected.

Home, Safe Home

Knox County orders nonessential businesses to close and implores residents to stay home as much as possible as the coronavirus spreads.

More Mitigating Measures

As Tennessee healthcare professionals prepare for a tsunami of COVID-19 patients, they ask Lee for greater public restrictions.