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CoUNTY MAYOR RELAXES MASK-WEARING ORDER

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  County Mayor Jim Durrett has issued a letter to the community and a new executive order that will relax some aspects of his earlier mask-wearing mandates. 

The new order, effective at 12:01 a.m. Sept. 8,  will require that employees in businesses that serve customers and cannot consistently social distance wear masks. It also will require visitors who enter any County, City and School System facility must wear masks.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, who met with Mayor Durrett to discuss the new executive order, said he  supports the county’s new directive. 

Highlights of the Mayor Durrett’s letter and order are:

  • The mandate, Emergency Order #17, for all Montgomery County residents and visitors to wear masks is active until midnight, Sept. 7.

  • Beginning Sept. 8, Mayor Durrett will halt the mandate for individuals to wear masks but is requesting that individuals continue wearing them and continue to social distance for the well-being of all residents.

  • The new mandate, Emergency Order 18, requires that employees in businesses that serve customers and cannot consistently social distance, be required to wear masks. This order has the same information as Emergency Order #9 that went into effect on July 6.

  • Visitors who enter any County, City and School System facility must wear masks upon entering their buildings until further notice.

  • The state has listened to Montgomery and other counties that have requested more up-to-date and accurate information regarding the number of active COVID-19 cases. The Tennessee Department of Health has adopted a new and more timely formula to calculate active cases.

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Durrett extends mask order to Sept. 7
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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett signed  Emergency Executive Order #17 on Friday -- extending Emergency Order 11  --  which requires all residents, businesses and visitors of Montgomery County to wear face-coverings in public to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.


Emergency Order 17 will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 31 and will expire on Sept. 7 at 12:01 a.m. unless canceled or extended in seven-day increments. It requires wearing of cloth or other face coverings that cover the nose and mouth of a person to impede the spread of the virus during speaking, coughing, sneezing or other action.


Such coverings must be worn within all publicly accessible areas of commercial business establishments; public outdoor areas where social distancing of at least 6 feet cannot be maintained; and within publicly-accessible areas of business offices where there is direct interaction with the public and social distancing of at least 6 feet cannot be maintained. Read Full Release

COUNTY MAYOR RENEWS MASK ORDER

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett signed  Emergency Executive Order 12 on Friday, extending  Emergency Order 11 which requires all residents, businesses and visitors of Montgomery County to wear face-coverings in public to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Emergency Order 12 will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, July 27 and will expire on Aug. 3 at 12:01 a.m. unless canceled or extended in seven-day increments. It requires wearing of cloth or other face coverings that cover the nose and mouth of a person to impede the spread of the virus during speaking, coughing, sneezing or other action. Read full release

COUNCIL BACKS ORDER TO WEAR FACE MASKS

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville City Council members quickly voted Tuesday in a special called meeting to endorse County Mayor Jim Durrett’s executive order that requires all employees of businesses open to the public in Clarksville-Montgomery County to wear face masks.

The Council vote was 11 yes, with two members absent.

Gov. Bill Lee issued Executive Order #54 on Friday giving county mayors in 89 Tennessee counties authority to issue COVID-19 mask requirements. 

Durrett’s Emergency Order #9, issued Monday, requires business employees to wear masks, unless social distancing can be conducted consistently. The order will be enforced on an as-needed basis. 

The local mandate to wear masks will go into effect at 12:01 a.m. July 8 and end July 15.  Emergency orders are valid for seven days and can be extended. Durrett announced in a news release that he expects to extend the order through July 22, and then evaluate whether to extend it further.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts told the Council he supported Mayor Durrett’s order. Read Complete Update