THA is closely monitoring the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and is regularly communicating with key officials to ensure we can be responsive to member needs and concerns. THA President and CEO Dr. Wendy Long is working with state officials as part of Governor Lee’s Coronavirus Task Force which is working to coordinate efforts to prevent, identify, and treat potential cases of COVID-19 in Tennessee.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDS) and the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) continue to be the best resources for current COVID-19 information.

You can sign up for regular TDH updates on what Tennessee is doing to prepare by emailing

Current information that may be helpful in guiding hospitals’ response to COVID-19 is available at the sites listed below.

In an effort to ensure our members have the most current information possible, THA has assigned primary internal contacts on various topics related to COVID-19.

Executive Orders and State Legislation:

Clinical, PPE Guidance, Elective Surgeries and Visitation Policies:


Staffing and Child Care for Healthcare Workers:

Telehealth and Rural Health Issues:

Federal Waivers, Regulations and TennCare:

Billing and Compliance: