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LIVE UPDATES: Keep up with coronavirus announcements in Williamson County

See the latest updates as well as past coverage on the spread of the coronavirus in the region.


Williamson County restaurants continue adjusting food options amid coronavirus outbreak

Restaurants all over the county are closing or offfering curbside and delivery services



April 6: 4 things Nashville-area readers need to know about the coronavirus

In case you missed them the first time around, here are some of the most notable updates from our past week of coronavirus coverage.


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

Residents can still go to some stores but are advised to stay at home as much as possible.


Williamson County Health Department opens COVID-19 testing sites

The two clinics will be open for coronavirus testing from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday.


The Refuge Center for Counseling in Franklin offers mental health tips, telehealth appointments during coronavirus outbreak

Mental health specialists say taking time to work on connecting with family and being reactive can help alleviate stress and anxiety.



Music City Center in Nashville to serve COVID-19 alternative treatment facility

Music City Center in downtown Nashville will serve as an alternative treatment facility for COVID-19 patients.



5 Nashville-area coronavirus stories readers should know

Find recent Nashville-area stories regarding the ongoing coronavirus below.


Cool Springs Wines & Spirits to support hospitality workers with relief fund

Franklin-based Cool Springs Wines & Spirits pledged $25,000 to the Tennessee Action for Hospitality: A Fund for Us on April 3.



Franklin City Hall closes during statewide stay-at-home order

City services can still be accessed online or over the phone.


Tennessee sees 148% increase in unemployment insurance claims during week ending March 28; nationwide claims up 100%

Initial claims for unemployment insurance in Tennessee climbed to more than 94,000 last week.


As coronavirus outbreak keeps residents at home, Nashville-area gardening expert shares tips for spring season

Trying to prepare your garden for a successful season? Here are some tips on how to get started.


Census response rates high in Williamson County

Williamson County's census participation is above the nation’s average response rate, as well as the state's, as of April 1.



Williamson County Schools to host mobile food pantry April 4

Families can pick up food without leaving their cars.


What to know about the Paycheck Protection Program: Small-business loan questions answered

Small businesses that have had to shut down during the coronavirus outbreak may be eligible for federal loans.


City of Franklin offers free Wi-Fi for the public

The network will be be available to connect to in downtown Franklin, Harlinsdale Farm and Eastern Flank Battlefield Park.




Williamson Medical Center to host weekly blood drives to help address blood shortage

There is currently a statewide blood shortage due to local coronavirus outbreaks.


Williamson County launches COVID-19 information line

The line will deliver information to residents regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Catch a live concert, take a virtual walk through Cheekwood: Activities in the Greater Nashville area to stream at home this week, March 30-April 4

For residents in the Greater Nashville area looking for activities and things to do while practicing social distancing, here are a few ways to enjoy local entertainment with leaving the house.


DATA: Case numbers, age groups and tests completed in Tennessee

Since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in Williamson County on March 5, positive cases have continued to rise throughout Tennessee.



Gov. Bill Lee issues stay-at-home order through April 14

The stay-at-home order is expected to last for at least 14 days.


Applications for Williamson County fair scholarships due April 1

Since 2013, the Williamson County Fair Board has given almost $32,000 in scholarships to over 20 local high school students.