ROUNDUP: Metro Nashville coping with stay-at-home order

Human trials for new drugs could begin as soon as later this year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Human trials for new drugs could begin as soon as later this year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Human trials for new drugs could begin as soon as later this year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Here are five stories about how the Nashville community is adapting to restrictions and finding ways to stay connected amid the coronavirus outbreak.

City of Franklin renews state of emergency declaration, stay-at-home order

Franklin Mayor Ken Moore and City Administrator Eric Stuckey announced the renewal of the citywide state of emergency declaration and the stay-at-home order due to coronavirus concerns.

Nashville Jewish community prepares for Passover amid social distancing

April 8 marked the first night of Passover for members of the Jewish faith, but this year, Nashville's Jewish residents were not able to observe the holiday as they have in years past.



Southwest Nashville restaurants offering takeout Easter brunch and dinner

For those looking to eat local on Easter, many restaurants in the Southwest Nashville area are offering special meals available for takeout or delivery.

Studio Tenn in Franklin to hold virtual musical theater contest

Parents with children missing music and dance classes while schools are shut down can participate in a virtual music contest held by Studio Tenn, a nonprofit theater group in Franklin.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center working to find COVID-19 treatments

Officials with Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville are working with AstraZeneca to find antibody treatments that could protect people exposed to the coronavirus.

Alex Hosey, Dylan Skye Aycock and Wendy Sturges contributed to this report.