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.