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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Update on July 14 Southern Justice Summit

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On Tuesday, July 14, Shelby County will partner with the Memphis Urban League on the first #SouthernJustice Summit. This all-virtual conference will bring together activists and thinkers around issues of arrest and detention, bail reform, alternatives to ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 13, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

July 10, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 13, 2020

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY STREET TEAM FOR OVERDOSE PREVENTION (STOP) EVENT SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 10, 2020

CONTACT:Joan Carr

OFFICE: (901) 222-9010

CELL: (901) 691-5704

 

SHELBY COUNTY STREET TEAM FOR OVERDOSE PREVENTION (STOP) EVENT SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2020 

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Mayor Harris’ Update on Effort to “Ban the Box” of Criminal Inquiry from Shelby County Applications

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This Monday, the County Commission will consider the third and final reading of the “Ban the Box” ordinance. “Ban the Box” is an effort by our administration and Commissioner Sawyer, with support from several other ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE PRESIDENT MARC MORIAL TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT SOUTHERN JUSTICE SUMMIT

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 6, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

July 2, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 6, 2020

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY PARTNERS WITH THE SOUTHERN REGION OF THE URBAN LEAGUE TO HOST SOUTHERN JUSTICE SUMMIT

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

July 1, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Shelby County Government

Interim Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322

Mobile: 901.481.3422

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Update on Extensive List of Reforms to Protect Shelby County Inmates

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Today, I signed an Executive Order to expand the protections for prisoners housed with the Shelby County Division of Corrections. This Order will build on our previous efforts to be extremely aggressive in working to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our pri...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ORDERS EXTENSIVE LIST OF REFORMS TO PROTECT SHELBY COUNTY INMATES

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Week of June 29, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :

June 26, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 29, 2020

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT TO LOCAL NON PROFITS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JUNE 24, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Interim Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322

Mobile: 901.481.3422

 

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT, INTERNATIONAL PAPER, AND MOMENTUM NONPROFIT PARTNERS JOIN TO PROVIDE PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPME...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO SIGN “FOREVER LEASE” BETWEEN ORANGE MOUND ARTS COUNCIL AND SHELBY COUNTY

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

June 23, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Shelby County Government

Interim Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322

Mobile: 901.481.3422

COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO SIGN “FOREVER LEASE” BETWEEN ORANGE MOUND ARTS COUN...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Update on Implementation of County Government’s First Paid Parental Leave Policy

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I am pleased to report that Shelby County Government has just put the finishing touches on the first paid parental leave policy for county employees. That means, starting next week on July 1, county employees will have access to six weeks of paid parental...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Update Regarding the Need to Expand Medicaid in Tennessee in Light of COVID-19

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Shelby County and the state of Tennessee were facing a public health emergency long before COVID-19 hit our communities. The Tennessee General Assembly has let seven years pass by without expanding Medicaid, and that single decision has left hundreds of t...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 22, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :

June 19, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 22, 2020

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION & OUTREACH LAUNCHES REVAMPED SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE AMID COVID-19

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JUNE 19, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Interim Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322

Mobile: 901.481.3422

 

SHELBY COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION & OUTREACH LAUNCHES REVAMPED SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE IN RESPONSE TO COVID-1920 young ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Update on the Impact of Commission’s Proposed Budget Cuts

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Over the last few weeks, we have received increasingly urgent reports from various County operations, worried about the Commission’s action on this year’s budget. They have been trying to make sense of the massive cuts the Commission h...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Week of June 15, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

June 12, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 15, 2020

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Shelby County Health Department Provides Reopening Guidance

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

June 11, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Shelby County Health Department Provides Reopening Guidance 

Organizations and Businesses May Submit Reopening Plans for Review 

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

FREE FACE MASKS AVAILABLE ONCE AGAIN AT SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH CLINICS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: June 10, 2020

CONTACT: Joan CarrOffice: (901) 222-9010Cell: (901) 691-5704 

FREE FACE MASKS AVAILABLE ONCE AGAIN AT SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH CLINICS 

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS URGES SHELBY COUNTY DELEGATION TO CHANGE STATE LAWS

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JUNE 9, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Interim Public Informa...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Statement on Commission Approval of Job Cuts

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Right now, we are in the middle of the Shelby County budget process. The County Commission is considering a budget during one of the worst economic contractions in US history. About 40 million Americans have filed unemployment claims, nearly one in four w...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Statement on Commission Approval of Job Cuts

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Right now, we are in the middle of the Shelby County budget process. The County Commission is considering a budget during one of the worst economic contractions in US history. About 40 million Americans have filed unemployment claims, nearly one in four w...

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Posted on: June 7, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: SHELBY COUNTY LEADERS WILL HOST A MEMORIAL CEREMONY IN HONOR OF GEORGE FLOYD

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JUNE 7, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Interim Public Information Offi...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 8, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :

June 5, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 8, 2020

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ORDERS COUNTY FLAGS TO FLY AT HALF-STAFF IN HONOR OF GEORGE FLOYD

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 5, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Interim Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322

Mobile: 901.481.3422

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ORDERS COUNTY FLAGS TO FLY AT HALF-STAFF IN HONOR OF GEORGE FLOYDA memorial event will take place on J...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY STREET TEAM FOR OVERDOSE PREVENTION (STOP) EVENT SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 3, 2020

CONTACT:Joan Carr

OFFICE: (901) 222-9010

CELL: (901) 691-5704

 

SHELBY COUNTY STREET TEAM FOR OVERDOSE PREVENTION (STOP) EVENT SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2020

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

COALITION FORMS TO FIGHT EFFORT TO CUT PAID SICK AND PARENTAL LEAVE FOR SHELBY COUNTY EMPLOYEES

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 2, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Interim Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322

Mobile: 901.481.3422

 

COALITION OF STAKEHOLDERS FORMS TO FIGHT EFFORT TO CUT PAID SICK AND PARENTAL LEAVE FOR SHELBY COUNTY EMPLOYEES; COALITION ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

COVID-19 TESTING AT SHELBY COUNTY DIVISION OF CORRECTIONS BEGINS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 2, 2020

CONTACT:Joan Carr

OFFICE: (901) 222-9010

CELL: (901) 691-5704

 

COVID-19 TESTING AT SHELBY COUNTY DIVISION OF CORRECTIONS BEGINS 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department (SCHD) will t...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 1, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :

June 2, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of June 1, 2020

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Shelby County Health Department Stops Mask Distribution

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 1, 2020

CONTACT:Joan Carr

OFFICE: (901) 222-9010

CELL: (901) 691-5704

 

Shelby County Health Department Stops Distribution of Face Masks Provided by the State of Tennessee 

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris' Statement on Protecting Inmates and Detainees Amid Public Health Emergency

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The protection of prisoners and other vulnerable populations is one of our top priorities and we have to be aggressive. A verse from Matthew reads: “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Senior Citizen Outreach Program Kick-Off

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAY 29, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Interim Public Information Offic...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris' Statement on County Commission Vote to Cut Budget

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COVID-19 has cut lives short and put livelihoods in jeopardy. To confront this public health emergency, we have expanded testing capacity, worked with the state to expand local hospital capacity, and expanded public health capacity. However, we have to al...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES DRUG OVERDOSE SPIKE ALERT

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate: May 26, 2020

CONTACT: Joan CarrOffice: (901) 222-9010Cell: (901) 691-5704

 

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES DRUG OVERDOSE SPIKE ALERTThird alert since May 1st notes the highest overdose levels yet recorded in Shelby...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Limited COVID-19 Testing Available on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 22, 2020

 

CONTACT:Joan Carr

OFFICE: (901) 222-9010

CELL: (901) 691-5704

 

Limited COVID-19 Testing Available on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris' Statement on the Move into Phase 2 of Back-to-Business Framework

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We have recently announced the move into Phase 2 of our Back-to-Business framework. This is a sign of solid progress. In fact, take a moment to think about just two of our indicators of progress in light of what’s happening right now.

First, reca...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS APPROVE TRASH REMOVAL PROGRAM FOR NORTHAVEN

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAY 20, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Interim Public Information Offic...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY STREET TEAM FOR OVERDOSE PREVENTION (STOP) EVENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 20, 2020

CONTACT:Joan Carr

OFFICE: (901) 222-9010

CELL: (901) 691-5704

 

SHELBY COUNTY STREET TEAM FOR OVERDOSE PREVENTION (STOP) EVENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2020

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO DRUG OVERDOSE SPIKE

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5-Day Event to Provide Overdose Reversal Kits, Needle Exchange and Treatment Resources

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Opioid Task Force, the Shelby County Health Department, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Shelby County...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES APPLICATION PORTAL FOR 141 POSITIONS

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SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES APPLICATION PORTAL FOR 141 POSITIONS AS PART OF THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT’S COVID-19 EXPANSION 

Memphis, TN – On Monday, May 18, 2020, the Shelby County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Statement on Proposal for Massive Expansion of Health Department

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Right now, we are positioned to make a significant investment in protecting our public health. Today we will be asking the Shelby County Commission to approve 141 new positions in the Shelby County Health Department, new positions that will be singularly ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY MAYORS IN ACCORDANCE ABOUT MOVE TO PHASE II

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Phase II of COVID-19 Back-to-Business Plan begins today

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and Health Department Director Alisa Haushalter were pleased to announce today that Shelby County is ready to begin Phase II of the Back-to...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT PARTNERS WITH KROGER TO HELP FAMILIES DURING COVID-19

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAY 13, 2020

Courtney Tipper

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT PARTNERS WITH KROGER TO HELP FAMILIES DURING COVID-19

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAY 13, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Interim Public Informa...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY LEADERS TO RECOMMEND $6 MILLION IN COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDING FOR 6 SHELBY COUNTY CITIES

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAY 12, 2020

Courtney Tipper

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY LEADERS TO RECOMMEND $6 MILLION IN COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDING FOR 6 SHELBY COUNTY CITIES

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAY 12, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Interim Public Informa...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Free Face Masks Available at Shelby County Public Health Clinics

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FREE FACE MASKS AVAILABLE AT SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH CLINICS BEGINNING THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Beginning Thursday, May 7, 2020, the Shelby County Health Department will dispense fabric face masks at Shelby County Health Depa...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris REMARKS: Health Directive #3

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County Mayor Lee Harris Remarks Regarding COVID-19 Shelby County Health Directive #3 Delivered on May 4, 2020

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris Remarks: Health Directive #3

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County Mayor Lee Harris Remarks  Regarding COVID-19 Shelby County Health Directive #3 Delivered on May 4, 2020

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

MAYOR’S OFFICE PARTNERS WITH GREATER MEMPHIS CHAMBER TO HOST “NEW NORMAL” VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

Lee Harris, Mayor

Vasco A. Smith, Jr., Administration Building

11th Floor, 160 North Main, Memphis, Tennessee 38103 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

APRIL 24, 2020

Courtney Tipper

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS RENEWS EXECUTIVE ORDER ADDS PROVISION IN RENEWED ORDER TO PROTECT SENIORS

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Memphis, TN – This week, the mayors of Arlington, Bartlett, Collierville, Memphis, Millington, Lakeland, Germantown, and Shelby County met by phone to discuss Executive Orders that advise Shelby County residents to forgo nonessential activity.

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

NEW COUNTYWIDE ACTION LINE FOR RESIDENTS TO REPORT EXECUTIVE ORDER VIOLATIONS

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SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES NEW COUNTYWIDE ACTION LINE FOR RESIDENTS TO REPORT EXECUTIVE ORDER VIOLATIONS

Memphis, TN –Mayor Lee Harris announced beginning today, the Shelby County Mayor’s Action Center will receive calls r...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFERS FREE TELETHERAPY SERVICES TO ALL COUNTY EMPLOYEES

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Memphis, TN – Mayor Lee Harris has announced the expansion of employee benefits to include virtual counseling services for all Shelby County employees. The new program allows employees to receive unlimited video, phone, or in-person counseling services as

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES COUNTYWIDE “SHELTER IN PLACE” ORDER

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SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES COUNTYWIDE “SHELTER IN PLACE” ORDER

Mayor Lee Harris joins municipal leaders and issues Shelter in Place Executive Order for unincorporated areas

 

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVE MAYOR LEE HARRIS’ WORK-AT-HOME PLAN

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SHELBY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVE MAYOR LEE HARRIS’ WORK-AT-HOME PLAN FOR SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

Memphis, TN –Last night, the Shelby County Board of Commission unanimously approved Mayor Lee Harris&...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

AMERICAN JOB CENTERS IN WEST TENNESSEE TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE TODAY DUE TO COVID -19 OUTBREAK

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SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS GIVES NOTICE THAT AMERICAN JOB CENTERS IN WEST TENNESSEE TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE TODAY DUE TO COVID -19 OUTBREAK

Memphis, TN – The American Job Centers (AJC) in Shelby, Fayette, Lauderdale, and Tipton Counties will clo...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS TEMPORARILY CLOSES RESTAURANTS, BARS, GYMS AMID NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES

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SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS TEMPORARILY CLOSES RESTAURANTS, BARS, GYMS IN UNINCORPORATED SHELBY COUNTY AMID NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES IN SHELBY COUNTY

Memphis, TN – Today the Health Department reported 30 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Sh...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS NAMES INTERIM PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

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MAYOR LEE HARRIS NAMES INTERIM PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

MEMPHIS, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has named Courtney Tipper as Interim Public Information Officer. Tipper is now the primary point of contact for the news media.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT LAUNCH NEW PORTAL TO INCREASE AWARENESS ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

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SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS AND THE SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT LAUNCH NEW PORTAL TO INCREASE AWARENESS ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

Memphis, TN - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and the Shelby County Health Department are committed to providing residents w...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

SECOND CASE OF CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 DETECTED IN SHELBY COUNTY

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SECOND CASE OF CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 

DETECTED IN SHELBY COUNTY

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department has received confirmation from the Tennessee Department of Health that a second Shelby County resident has tested presu...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT 814 JEFFERSON BUILDING CLOSED DUE TO WATER LINE BREAK

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SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT 814 JEFFERSON BUILDING 

CLOSED DUE TO WATER LINE BREAK

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s headquarters building at 814 Jefferson Avenue is closed to the public tod...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

ECONOMY BENEFITS TRANSIT PLAN

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MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO PRESENT THE BENEFIT INVESTING $10 MILLION IN TRANSIT WOULD HAVE ON THE SHELBY COUNTY ECONOMY, BUSINESSES

 

MEMPHIS, TN – Investing $10 million in transit would boost the Memphis-area economy by helping job seekers get to open jo...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

FREE FLU SHOTS AVAILABLE ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2019

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Free Flu Shots Available on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department is offering free flu vaccinations at no charge during a special statewide “FightFluTN” vaccination event ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

LEAD TESTING FOR AFFECTED SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL STUDENTS TO BEGIN TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2019

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LEAD TESTING FOR AFFECTED SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL STUDENTS 

TO BEGIN TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2019

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department will begin offering lead screening and testing at no charge to children who att...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 7, 2019

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus have been identified in the following zip

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 30, 2019

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus have been identified in the following zip codes

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

World Rabies Day: An International Day of Awareness to Prevent Rabies

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World Rabies Day Is September 28, 2019

Vaccinate to Eliminate Rabies 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – On September 28, 2019, the Shelby County Health Department and public health agencies around the world will observe World Rabies Day: an internation...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE AT PUBLIC HEALTH CLINICS SEPTEMBER 23, 2019

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – On Monday, September 23, 2019, the Shelby County Health Department will begin offering influenza vaccine at the Immunization Clinic at 814 Jefferson and at all six public health clinics located around Shelby County.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for the Week of September 16, 2019

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus have been identified in the following zip codes

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY TO ANNOUNCE EFFORTS TO MAKE IT AS EASY AS POSSIBLE TO VOTE EARLY IN UPCOMING ELECTIONS

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MEMPHIS, TN - Shelby County Commissioner Van Turner, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris, and the Shelby County Election Commission are excited to announce early voting has returned to downtown Memphis.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Code Orange Air Quality Forecast Advisory

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AIR QUALITY FORECAST ADVISORY—CODE ORANGE FOR OZONE

For Monday, September 9, 2019

MEMPHIS  In cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ); the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH); ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 9, 2019

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Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 9, 2019

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosqu...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 2, 2019

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus have been identified in the ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 26, 2019

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus have been identified in the follow...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Commercial Kitchen Ribbon Cutting at Agricenter

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Contact: Christine Donhardt, ASLA

Director of Communications

cdonhardt@agricenter.org

901-757-7777 x0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 20, 2019

Commercial Kitchen Ribbon Cutting at Agricenter 

MEMPHIS, TN --- Agricenter International celebrated the opening ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 19, 2019

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus have been identified in the follow...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 12, 2019

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus have been identified in the follow...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 1, 2019

PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION

 

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department warns the public to avoid persons posing as health care workers offering free DNA or “cancer g...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 29, 2019

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus were identified in the following z...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 15, 2019

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MEMPHIS, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Mosquito Control Program routinely traps and tests mosquitoes for the presence of West Nile virus (WNV). Mosquitoes positive for the West Nile Virus were identified in the following z...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Prepare for Tropical Storm Barry Remnants

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Prepare for Tropical Storm Barry Remnants

Remnants of Tropical Storm Barry continue to bring heavy rain to the Mid-South.  The National Weather Service in Memphis predicts that locally heavy rainfall associated with Tropical Storm Barry will creat...

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