Knoxville Recovers urges everyone to get on board with #SleevesUpKnox!

Inspired by successful morale boosting efforts across the country, new campaign #SleevesUpKnox encourages community members to roll up their sleeves, support each other and be ready when it’s their turn to get vaccinated. “We all understand that it’s a long process and won’t be without hurdles along the way,” Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon said. “But if we stick together and … Read More

Four local legislative leaders set joint meeting with Knoxville hospital partners to discuss COVID impact

Amidst the COVID-19 surge, four local legislative leaders engage medical professionals from Knoxville’s major healthcare facilities for a special meeting on Wednesday, December 16, at 3:30 p.m. State Senator Dr. Richard Briggs, County Commission Chair Larsen Jay, Knoxville Vice Mayor Gwen McKenzie and Farragut Vice Mayor Louise Povlin have invited experts from The University of Tennessee Medical Center, Covenant Health, … Read More

Knoxville Recovers alliance issues video encouraging health and safety this Thanksgiving

Knoxville Recovers has released a short video asking East Tennesseans to adopt and promote health and safety precautions this Thanksgiving to help curb the spread of COVID-19. The video serves as a public service announcement (PSA) and has been shared on social media, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The video also can be viewed and shared from YouTube: Knoxville … Read More

New alliance encourages community to wear masks, get flu shot

‘Knoxville Recovers’ to help lead resurgence, recovery from COVID-19 Always wear a face mask indoors in public places and be sure to get your flu shot this year. It’s more important than ever. Those are the messages delivered by a wide-ranging alliance of local leaders who came together after a call by the News Sentinel for prominent and respected people … Read More