We are requesting that businesses in the leisure travel/tourism sector please stop soliciting to guests for vacations in Sevier County through April 14, 2020. In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it is imperative to follow the guidelines of the CDC and Governor Lee and stay at home when possible.
We are not able to receive old and unused prescription and over the counter drugs at the Police Department due to the closure of the lobby to the public. When the lobby is reopened, we will be able to utilize our Drug Take Back cabinet again.
STATE OF TENNESSEE EXECUTIVE ORDER BY THE GOVERNOR No. 22
AN ORDER DIRECTING TENNESSEANS TO STAY HOME UNLESS ENGAGING IN ESSENTIAL ACTIVITIES TO LIMIT THEIR EXPOSURE TO AND SPREAD OF COVID-19
As part of their ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, the City of Sevierville announces the following closures.
The mayors of Sevier County and Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Pittman Center, and Sevierville have declared a State of Local Emergency for Sevier County, Tennessee. This declaration is executed by political subdivisions of government, both City and County, to comply with TEMA’s request to open the Sevier County Emergency Operations Center, to allow cities and the county financial flexibility and the opportunity to qualify for grants and/or loans and to possibly recoup expenditures related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Sevierville Golf Club will continue to be open for play however, to protect players and club staff during the COVID-19 outbreak, the clubhouse will be closed indefinitely.
The mayors and city managers of Sevier County, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Pittman Center, and Sevierville are requesting and strongly urging non-essential businesses and services in Sevier County to temporarily close to the public due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This request coincides with Governor Lee’s Executive Order 17, which is in effect through April 6.
Bob Stahlke, Public Information Officer
300 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37864-5500