A Tennessee bill that would prevent hospitals from restricting visitor access to COVID-19 patients made its way through the state legislature, landing at the governor’s desk. 
The legislation, which is pending a signature from Gov. Bill Lee, also includes measures that limit mask and vaccine mandates to gain entry into certain places. 

“Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, during a period in which a disaster, emergency, or public health emergency for COVID-19 has been declared, a hospital shall not restrict a patient from having at least one (1) family member present with the pati …