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.
The Tennessee Department of Health will not issue data on COVID-19 cases and tests on Sunday, June 28, due to an unplanned shutdown of the state surveillance system. Daily provision of case counts and additional data will resume once the system returns to full functionality.
There are 549 confirmed and probable cases, 7,992 negative tests, 339 recoveries, 207 active cases, 21 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.
There are 536 confirmed and probable cases, 7,929 negative tests, 319 recoveries, 214 active cases, 21 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: Avoid close contact with people who are sick, even inside your home. If possible, maintain 6 feet between the person who is sick and other household members.
There are 516 confirmed and probable cases, 7,693 negative tests, 286 recoveries, 227 active cases, 20 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: Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing serious complications from COVID-19 illness. More information on this topic is available at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-at-increased-risk.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fneed-extra-precautions%2Fpeople-at-higher-risk.html
There are 489 confirmed and probable cases, 7,537 negative tests, 266 recoveries, 220 active cases, 17 total hospitalizations, 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.