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Milk Dessert Bar

If you have never tried to make a cup from scratch, now is the time.  Homemade hot chocolate is more creamy, luscious and rich than any dried mix.


Benefits of Running

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There are many benefits to running. Studies show that running 5 to 10 minutes each day may help reduce your risk of death from heart attacks, strokes, and other common diseases. 


Need a Vaccine? Get in Line. No Really, Get in It!

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Shelby County now has an official waitlist to call upon in an effort to keep extra vaccine doses from going to waste. People can sign up through a new online system called "VaxQueue.

As is the case across the country, locally more people want a vaccine than is currently available. But sometimes there are additional doses on hand at the end of the day because of missed appointments or an unexpected allotment from the state. 

Watch: Shelby County Joint Task Force

Jan 26, 2021

Watch the Shelby County Joint Task Force briefing on COVID-19, from January 26 (starting at 12:00PM).

Click here to watch.

Courtesy of the Innocence Project

 

A Memphis judge has ruled that new DNA testing results do not prove the innocence of a Tennessee man on death row. Pervis Payne’s DNA was located on multiple items in the apartment of a woman who he is convicted of stabbing to death in 1987, along with her young daughter. 

Courtesy of Methodist Healthcare

 

Lakeland resident Richard DeFreese has had asthma since childhood. Later in life, he also developed a chronic lung disease commonly known as COPD.

“I can’t run 30 feet. If I do, I’m bent over sucking in air,” says the 75-year-old retiree. “So that’s what it does, it just incapacitates your lungs.” 

That’s why he worried so much about catching the coronavirus. But, despite taking advisable precautions, DeFreese and his wife contracted the virus earlier this month. 

  The House is formally transmitting the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump tot he Senate, setting the stage for the trial in that chamber the week of Feb. 8. Watch the ceremony.

Courtesy of Regional One Health

 

Starting this Wednesday, the Shelby County Health Department is offering second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Appling Emissions Station in East Memphis for those who received their first shot between Dec. 28 and Jan. 3.

The Appling location will be utilized until Saturday. The following week, second doses will be available at the Pipkin Building in Midtown and the Germantown Baptist Church in Germantown. 

Spotlight for the week of January 25, 2021

Jan 25, 2021

“Spotlight on Lifelong Learning” with Laura Loth, is a weekly look at some of the exciting public conversations upcoming around Memphis. Laura Loth is a professor at Rhodes College.


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Starting 8 a.m. Monday, the Shelby County Health Department will begin booking appointments for people in need of their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Those who received an initial shot between Dec. 28 and Jan. 3 can sign up online at that time. 

 

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