The US is approaching 8 million Covid-19 cases, and the pace of new infections signals a tough winter

The US is approaching 8 million Covid-19 cases and the pace of new infections signals a tough winter.

 

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Meharry Medical College will be conducting from COVID-19 testing to community members each Saturday in October.

According to the Metro Public Health Department, COVID cases are increasing across Nashville, largely driven by school children infecting their families and clustering due to social gatherings. The number of active cases in Tennessee has climbed 40% from two weeks ago.

Free testing will be available on these dates and locations:

  • Saturday, Oct. 17: Lee Chapel AME Church, 1200 Dr. D.B. Todd Blvd., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 24: Riverside Chapel Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 800 Youngs Lane, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 31: Temple Baptist Church, 3810 Kings Lane, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
 
 
 

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