ROUNDUP: 5 coronavirus stories Nashville-area readers may have missed

Restaurants all over the county are closing or offfering curbside and delivery services. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)
Restaurants all over the county are closing or offfering curbside and delivery services. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)

Restaurants all over the county are closing or offfering curbside and delivery services. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here are five coronavirus-related stories readers in the Nashville area should know about.

Williamson County Health Department opens COVID-19 testing sites

Williamson County has opened coronavirus testing sites in Franklin and Fairview for residents experiencing symptoms. Those seeking testing must contact their local health department for prescreening and preregistration.

Williamson County restaurants continue adjusting food options amid coronavirus outbreak

Keep up with which restaurants in the Franklin and Brentwood area have adjusted their operations or closed completely in the wake of the cities’ emergency declarations.



Tennessee seeing ‘positive trends’ in social distancing efforts; death and hospitalization rates could rise this week

According to Gov. Bill Lee, Tennessee is beginning to see some benefits from social distancing efforts, but he emphasized the importance of maintaining these practices.

Q&A: What does the stay-at-home order mean for Tennessee residents?

Read more about the governor’s “safer-at-home” order and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest guidelines.

Metro Nashville Mayor John Cooper calls for residents to donate masks for city employees

In response to a nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment, Nashville’s mayor is calling on residents to make and donate masks to essential city employees who must continue working during the coronavirus outbreak.

Alex Hosey and Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.

Community Impact staff



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If state health officials determine additional hospital capacity is needed in Middle Tennessee, the alternate site will allow space for 67 beds. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Tennessee preps alternate care site in Nashville to increase COVID-19 hospital capacity in region

If state health officials determine additional hospital capacity is needed in Middle Tennessee, the alternate site will allow space for 67 beds.

Here are the coronavirus updates to know today. (Community Impact staff)
Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rise by 373 in 24 hours

More than 6,000 people have been tested over the past 24 hours, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.

The city of Franklin is considering delaying four different capital improvement projects based on priority rankings from the Board of Mayor and Aldermen after a presentation from City Administrator Eric Stuckey was given to the board at its May 26 work session. (Alex Hosey/Community Impact Newspaper)
Franklin BOMA considers delaying certain capital improvement projects

The city of Franklin is considering delaying four different capital improvement projects based on priority rankings from the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

Here are the latest coronavirus updates from the Tennessee Department of Health. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rise by 341 in 24 hours

Nearly 410,000 tests have been conducted statewide as of May 27.

Construction on I-440 in Nashville is set to wrap up this summer. (Courtesy Fotolia)
ROAD CLOSURE: I-440 at I-65 ramp in Nashville to close May 29-June 1

Construction on I-440 in Nashville is set to wrap up this summer.

The preliminary results of a traffic study for the Cool Springs area was presented to the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen at its May 26 work session, identifying potential areas for future improvement to roadways to combat traffic congestion. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Cool Springs traffic study indicates areas for improvement

The preliminary results of a traffic study for the Cool Springs area was presented to the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen at its May 26 work session.

Metro Nashville Public Schools will offer its summer learning program in an online-only format this year as a result of COVID-19. (Courtesy Pixabay)
Virtual summer learning and more: News from Nashville

Read the latest news from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Nashville area.

Cycle Bar offers bike rentals and virtual classes. (Courtesy Sharon Thompson)
Cycle Bar in Franklin adapts to offer mix of in-person, virtual classes

Cycle Bar Franklin Owner Sharon Thompson said she is working to make sure customers feel comfortable as gyms and fitness studios reopen locally.

 (Community Impact staff)
Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rise by 462 in 24 hours

Cases numbers rose by 2.2% since May 24.

The Mall at Green Hills reopened to the public in mid-May. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)
ROUNDUP: Businesses reopen in Metro Nashville

Here are three updates on the reopenings of Nashville businesses, including Nordstrom in The Mall at Green Hills.

(Graphic by Community Impact Newspaper)
Coronavirus cases in Tennessee rise by 356, surpassing 20,000 total cases

More than 380,000 tests have been conducted statewide.