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COVID-19 Update from Mayor Strickland (8-26)
COVID-19 Update from Mayor Strickland (8-26)
Posted on 08/26/2020
I just wanted to take a second to commend the great work of the YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South. Throughout the course of this pandemic, they have been an invaluable partner, especially through their free childcare for essential workers program housed at 22 of our community centers. Below is a chart showing the utilization for June, July and August.






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Through this partnership, we’ve helped 14,684 children by providing a safe and happy environment while their parents go to work.

Mask Enforcement

DATA AND ACTIONS FOR AUGUST 25

Received 25 complaints

City Mask Ordinance
Code completed 23 inspections based on processed complaints.
3 businesses received warnings. 
0 businesses received a summons.
0 businesses received a second summons
H.D. Mask and Other Violations
Code completed 10 inspections based on processed complaints
3 businesses received warnings

ENFORCEMENT STATUS TO DATE – CITY MASK ORDINANCE

To date, 914 City Mask Complaints have been inspected by Code:

811 complaints have been resolved as “compliant” following inspection by Code
28 current open matters.  The following is a breakdown of the open matters:
11 pending inspections 
6 businesses on 1st Violation
1 business on 2nd Violation
0 businesses on 3rd Violation
5 businesses have been issued first summons
2 businesses have been issued second summons 
3 businesses were closed at first inspection

ENFORCEMENT STATUS TO DATE – HEALTH DEPARTMENT DIRECTIVES

To date, 174 H.D. related complaints have been inspected by Code:

139 complaints have been resolved as “compliant” following inspection by Code.
10 current open matters.  The following is a breakdown of the open matters:
1 pending inspections 
3 businesses on 1st Violation
1 businesses on 2nd Violation
0 businesses on 3rd Violation 
3 businesses were closed at first inspection

WRITTEN VIOLATIONS SUMMARY

To date, 446 City Mask Ordinance violations have been issued (this is the cumulative total for violations issued in closed and open matters)

*To date, 52 Health Department violations have been issued (this is the cumulative total for violations issued in closed and open matters)

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Shelby County Health Department COVID-19 Daily Update: August 26, 2020
Shelby County COVID-19 Cases
Total Shelby County Cases: 26,656
New Cases Today: 128
Deaths Total: 367
Deaths Reported Last 24 Hours: 1
Total Tested in Shelby County: 247,503
Tennessee Total Cases: 145,417
As of 2:00 p.m. 8/25/20
Other Jurisdictions
Tipton County, TN: 1,349
Desoto County, MS: 4,365
Crittenden County, AR: 1,595
Numbers current as of 10:00 a.m. 8/26/20


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Shelby County Health Department has added a data page to its COVID-19 webpage: www.shelbytnhealth.com/coronavirus. It includes information about the geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases in Shelby County.


All of Shelby County, including the municipalities and the unincorporated areas are under Safer at Home orders. Some non-essential businesses, including bars and some limited service restaurants have been ordered to close, under the current Health Directive No. 11, which went into effect on Monday, August 24, 2020. Health Directive No. 11 also orders all restaurants in Shelby County to close no later than 10:00 p.m. each night.

The full text of Health Directive No. 11 may be viewed at:  www.shelbytnhealth.com/healthdirectives.

For more information about the Safer at Home order or to register concerns, the public may contact:

· The Shelby County Mayor’s Action Line: 901-222-2300

· The Shelby County Health Department’s COVID-19 Hotline: 833-943-1658

· Email shelbytnhealth@shelbycountytn.gov.

On August 24, 2020, the Shelby County Health Department issued a revised Health Order and Directive Regarding Masks and Cloth Face Coverings, which may be viewed at www.shelbytnhealth.com/healthdirectives.

The Order and Directive requires the use of masks or cloth facial coverings in most public settings by all persons in Shelby County with the exceptions of children age two or younger and persons who cannot tolerate facial coverings because of certain medical conditions.

Please note, face masks with expiratory vents or valves are not recommended. The vents allow potentially infectious respiratory droplets to be expelled into the air and therefore do not prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Approved masks may be picked up, while supplies last, at all Shelby County Health Department locations listed below during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., with the exception of the Collierville clinic, which is open Tuesday and Thursday only. No appointment is needed to pick up a mask. 

Health Department Main Office

814 Jefferson Avenue, 38105

Cawthon Public Health Clinic

1000 Haynes, 38114

Collierville Public Health Clinic (Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

167 Washington St., 38017

Hickory Hill Public Health Clinic

6590 Kirby Center Cove, 38118

Millington Public Health Clinic (Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

8225 Highway 51 North, 38053

Shelby Crossing Public Health Clinic

6170 Macon Road, 38133

Southland Mall Public Health Clinic


1287 Southland Mall, 38116

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