Law Enforcement

Tennessee Department of Health MOU Update

5/28/2020 4:00 pm

Last month, PE Partners shared with our members the Memorandum of Understanding between the Tennessee Department of Health and local law enforcement about protected health information regarding COVID-19 cases. The legal counsel for the COVID-19 Unified Command & Economic Recovery Group has provided an update to that memorandum, which was shared by the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police to all police chiefs in the state. Please keep in mind the importance of safeguarding and maintaining the confidentiality of any PHI to which your organization may have had access.

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COVID-19 Patient Disclosure to Law Enforcement Agencies

4/30/2020 4:00 pm

The Tennessee Department of Health recently provided a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), accompanying letter and sample employee non-disclosure agreement to the state’s law enforcement agencies. The MOU allows the Department of Health to disclose a list of positive COVID-19 patients within your jurisdiction, as requested by Gov. Lee.

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COVID-19 Resources through PE Partners’ Local Gov Risk Academy

4/30/2020 4:00 pm

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, PE Partners’ loss control department has worked to provide additional resources to aid our members and their employees. Along with the existing courses available through our Local Gov Risk Academy, members have access to 23 additional training videos to assist with planning for and responding to the current pandemic. Many of the videos are aimed at law enforcement and first responders.

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