CoronaVirus Tips for Nashville and Middle Tn Homeowners

As the Novel CoronaVirus (COVID19) continues to spread throughout  Middle TN and the rest of the US and world, the citizens of Nashville, Mount Juliet, Cookville, and many other Middle Tn locations, continue to recover from this year’s historic Super Tuesday tornado, we are now faced with a new historic threat to our health and wellbeing.

As part of our commitment to the citizens and visitors of Middle TN, we want to provide a comprehensive site to provide an answer to those questions you may be facing as well as provide resources to help you get through this time.

On this webpage, you can find information and guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO), The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), The Tennessee Department of Health, The Metro Nashville Public Health Department,  regarding the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID19) and ways to minimize the risk of infection in your household.

Please visit this page for daily updates.


What is CoronaVirus (COVID19)

Infectious agent:  severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus2 (SARS-CoV-2)

Situation Summary: In December 2019, Chinese health authorities identified an outbreak of pneumonia associated with a novel, or new, coronavirus which has resulted in thousands of confirmed cases in China. Additional cases have been identified in a growing number of other international locations, including the United States. There are ongoing investigations to learn more.

Click here to access CDC’s COVID19 webpage for the most up to date information: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html.


Watch for CoronaVirus symptoms

There is still much to learn about the CoronaVirus. The following symptom list comes from the CDC and is based on current data. Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID19) cases.

The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.*

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

For more details on symptoms follows the link to the CDC.gov website.


Staying Healthy during CoronaVirus Outbreak

Personal Health Recommendations

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe, such as Clorox (remember this is a bleaching agent).
  • Follow CDC’s recommendations for using a face mask.
    • CDC does not recommend that people who are well wear a face mask to protect.
    • Face masks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID19 o help prevent the spread of the disease to others.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.
    • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60 percent alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.
    • Learn more here.
    • CDC video

Personal Travel

  • Avoid contact with sick people.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Clean your hands often by washing them with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60%-95% alcohol. Soap and water should be used if hands are visibly dirty.
    • It is especially important to clean hands after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after coughing, sneezing or blowing your nose.
    • Supplies of hand sanitizer, tissues, and other hygiene products may be limited, so consider bringing your own.
  • Avoid travel if you are sick.
  • The CDC does have valuable information available about traveling here.

 



Are you at Higher Risk to CoronaVirus Disease

Information gathered from CDC.gov

Who is at higher risk?

Early information out of China, where COVID19 first started, shows that some people are at higher risk of getting very sick from this illness. This includes:
  • Older adults
  • People who have serious chronic medical conditions like:
    • Heart disease
    • Diabetes
    • Lung disease


Coronavirus Informational Resources


KVBuyHouses CoronaVirus response

During these troubling times, KVBuyHouses is still committed to providing A+ service to those looking to sell in Nashville, Clarksville, Murfreesboro, and the rest of Middle Tennessee.

While following the CDC and Tennessee State Health Department guidance, KVBuyHouses will continue to purchase real estate throughout Middle Tennessee. Effective immediately we will reduce our number of in-home property visits. We will instead highly insist on owner provided photos and videos for any properties that are currently occupied.


Federal CoronaVirus Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

US Small Business Association (SBA) Disaster Assistance Program

https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistance


State of Tennessee CoronaVirus Disease Resources

COVID19 Public Information Number 877-857-2945
Available 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. CST Daily

Tennessee Department of Health

  • The TDH offers up-to-date information on Coronavirus
  • TDH Coronavirus Public Information Line: 877-857-2945
    • Open 10:00am-10:00pm

Davidson County/Nashville Tennessee CoronaVirus Disease Resources

The Metro Nashville Public Health Department

Metro Nashville/Davidson County Health Department

Metro Health Department Coronavirus information

Metro Nashville Public Health Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Response and Information

Montgomery County Tennessee CoronaVirus Resources

CLARKSVILLE-MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM

Clarksville now CoronaVirus news

Leaf Cornicles CoronaVirus news

 


Rutherford County Tennessee CoronaVirus Resources

Rutherford County Schools Closures

Rutherford County Schools CoronaVirus disease food program