Nashville retreats to Phase II of re-opening plan, mostly; bars must close for 2 weeks.

In an announcement Tuesday morning, city officials announced that Nashville will retreat to a hybrid version of Phase II of the COVID-19 reopening plan. Bars will be closed for two weeks, starting tonight. No downtown fireworks. No large gatherings.

Metro issues citations to Kid Rock’s Bar +13 other businesses for violating COVID-19 health orders

The Metro Nashville Health Department has cited Kid Rock’s Honky Tonk Bar and 13 additional businesses for being out of compliance with emergency Health Department Orders. Dr. Caldwell visited Kid Rock’s after receiving a complaint about the bar on Friday night. The citation was issued last night and a decision on the amount of the fine will be made during the court appearance.

Clarksville car club’s ‘Corona Cruise’ draws large crowds, defies ‘stay-at-home’ order

The Clarksville Gearhead Car Club & Vet Speed Racing defied city, county, and state ‘stay-at-home’ orders Saturday and held a mass gathering, branded as a ‘Corona Cruise’. Videos & photos show approximately 60 people attended the event, which did not practice social distancing or other precautions amid the COVID19 pandemic.

Nurse admits to diverting pain meds from 20+ patients at St. Thomas West Hospital

A newly released disciplinary report shows that Registered Nurse Jessica Rayburn has admitted to diverting narcotics while working at St. Thomas West in Nashville. Her license has been suspended for a minimum of six months.

Nurse admits to diverting Hydrodocone from St. Thomas for nearly a year; Fentanyl & Dilaudid missing.

The Board of Nursing released a consent order from this month’s Disciplinary Action Report which revealed a St. Thomas Nurse, Molly Snapp, admitted to diverting drugs for nearly a year. The report also details giving a patient blood pressure pills instead of pain pills, and missing Fentanyl & Dilaudid.

Vanderbilt Neuro ICU Nurse presented to work high on Fentanyl, says Nursing Board

The Board of Nursing has agreed to allow RN Alicia Kisselbaugh to return to work on probationary status as of last month, per a disciplinary report released last week. In November, she presented to work as a Neuro ICU nurse with her eyes rolled back in her head, sweaty, with a flushed face, and tested positive for Fentanyl.

Nurse admits to diverting narcotics from between ’10 – 30′ patients at TriStar Centennial Hospital

Registered Nurse Nicole Harper told the Board of Nursing she withdrew from her monitoring agreement because she “wanted to drink alcohol with friends”, after admitting to diverting injectable narcotics from up to 30 patients at one hospital, and pain pills from another.

Skyline nurse admits to replacing Fentanyl stock with lidocaine; using while on-duty

The Tennessee Board of Nursing has placed the nursing license of Ethan Levesque on probation status and allowed him to continue working after he admitted to taking Fentanyl and using it while on-duty at the hospital while caring for patients. In a Disciplinary Action Report released this week, details are revealed how Ethan Levesque, a nurse at Skyline Medical Center procured Fentanyl to use while on-duty and taking care of patients. Levesque has been a registered nurse since 2014, licensed in Tennessee. According to the Board of Nursing, on December…