All City facilities are open. The City of Sevierville has discontinued facial covering requirements for entry into government facilities effective May 18, 2021.
The facial covering requirement to enter City facilities has been in place to help mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus during the pandemic. Considering recent CDC and White House guidelines, along with a significant reduction in COVID-19 cases and the widespread availability of vaccines, the city is discontinuing the requirement.In accordance with CDC guidelines, the City encourages the wearing of facial coverings indoors by unvaccinated persons and others who may feel safer doing so.
Some safety measures may be in place when participating in activities at the Community Center, including advance reservation requirements and reduced capacities in many programs. Visit seviervilletn.org and choose the Parks and Recreation page/Facilities tab to get more information.
We will continue to provide updates on the status of City facilities and services as needed. Please visit the City COVID-19 webpage at http://www.seviervilletn.org/index.php/covid-19-information.html for important up to date information. The City maintains multiple Facebook pages and a Twitter page, which are listed at www.seviervilletn.org. Residents can also call City Hall for assistance at 865-453-5504. Phone numbers for all City departments are available on the City website.
CDC guidelines on what to do if you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 including steps you should take steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community. CDC - If You Are Sick
The Sevier County EMA/Government has released a new a website to assist individuals with scheduling vaccine appointments, testing information, quarantine guidelines, and frequently asked questions. You can access this website by going to www.seviercountycovidhelp.com.
From the state health dept: there are 884 confirmed and probable cases, 10,688 negative tests, 574 recoveries, 307 active cases, 30 hospitalizations since the outbreak, and 3 deaths in Sevier County due to COVID-19. For more on state reporting, go to https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/data/data-faqs.html.
There are 857 confirmed and probable cases, 10,194 negative tests, 509 recoveries, 345 active cases, 27 hospitalizations since the outbreak, and 3 deaths in Sevier County due to COVID-19. For more on how the state determines how the cases are counted, go to https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/data/data-faqs.html.
Today's Reminder: Mask order in effect beginning tomorrow, Friday, July 10.
Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters extended the face coverings order through 09-30-20 by issuing Executive Order 34. Visit seviercountytn.gov to view the executive order.
Please note: the following information was provided by Sevier County Government.
SEVIERVILLE, Tennessee (July 7, 2020)—To help mitigate the spread of Covid-19 and to keep local businesses operating, all Sevier County (Tennessee) residents, employees, and visitors are required to wear face coverings in public beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 10, per Sevier County Mayor Larry Water’s Executive Order 23. The order is set to expire on August 3.
There are 857 confirmed and probable cases, 9,555 negative tests, 482 recoveries, 372 active cases, 26 hospitalizations since the outbreak, and 3 deaths in Sevier County due to COVID-19. Per the health department, the change in negative tests is due to duplicates that were purged from the system.