Memphis lawmaker: State not prepared for potential coronavirus epidemic

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 05, 2020 8:27 PM CT | Published: March 05, 2020 2:38 PM CT

Hours after Tennessee officials confirmed the state's first case of the coronavirus, one Memphis lawmaker said the state is “absolutely not” prepared to deal with a potential health crisis stemming from COVID-19.

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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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