Remote Area Medical announced that it would suspend its clinic operations for around two months, starting Wednesday.
RAM said that normal operations would stop at its clinics between March 18 and May 28. They said that the decision follows the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendation on mass gatherings.
Two clinics were planned in Tennessee in the next two months. Both are postponed, according to RAM's website.
On March 16, the CDC began to recommend officials cancel events with 10 or more people expected to participate or hold them virtually, as a way to prevent the spread of coronavirus in communities.
While RAM's clinics are closed, they said they may have opportunities for people to serve in new ways to slow the spread of coronavirus. Updates about the clinics, and opportunities RAM may have to slow the spread of coronavirus, can be found on their website.