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.
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
As businesses reopen across the state, Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group released additional guidance today for Recreation, Offices, Lodging, Construction and Manufacturing. Small group, non-contact recreation businesses like bowling alleys, arcades, dance classes, water sports, mini golf and more will be able to reopen Friday, May 8. The Tennessee Pledge guidelines recommend capacity limits, spacing requirements, and frequent sanitization, among others. Larger venues and activities where social distancing is not feasible remain closed.
Governor Lee issued Executive Order 33 on May 5, allowing close contact services to reopen effective today, May 6. To view the executive order, visit https://publications.tnsosfiles.com/pub/execorders/exec-orders-lee33.pdf.
On May 1, the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives released guidance for faith communities on gathering together in houses of worship. To view the guidelines, please visit
Yesterday, Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group released guidance for close contact services today, enabling over 38,000 workers to resume business in 89 of the state’s 95 counties on May 6. Six counties – Shelby, Madison, Davidson, Hamilton, Knox and Sullivan – will create individual plans in consultation with their locally-run health departments. For complete information, visit https://www.tn.gov/governor/news/2020/4/30/economic-recovery-group-releases-guidance-for-close-contact-businesses-for-may-6-reopen.html.