Below are resources to monitor the current response to the COVID19 virus in the state of Tennessee.

Governor Lee Executive Order - Cancellation of Non-essential Surgeries

COVID-19 Information Line - TDH has launched a Tennessee Coronavirus Public Information Line in partnership with the Tennessee Poison Center. The number is 877-857-2945 and is available daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. CDT.  People with concerns about their health should contact their health care providers.

TDH COVID 19 Page - including all related TDH Health Alerts.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - The CDC has updated information and guidance available online at


March 18, 2020 - CMS Adult Elective Surgery and Procedures Recommendations


Ambulatory Surgery Center Association Covid Resource Page

American College of Surgeons

Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society

American Society of Anesthesiologists/Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Joint Statement

American Society of Anesthesiologists Clinical FAQs

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons – Recommendations regarding Surgical Response to COVID-19 Crisis