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Posted on: November 24, 2020

SCG PARTNERS WITH MLGW TO PROVIDE NEARLY 1,400 CUSTOMERS WITH UTILITY “HOLIDAY”

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November 24, 2020

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

SCG PARTNERS WITH MLGW TO PROVIDE NEARLY 1,400 CUSTOMERS WITH UTILITY “HOLIDAY”

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November 24, 2020

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS’ OFFICE TO PRESENT SUSTAINABLE GREEN FLEET POLICY TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE

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November 18, 2020

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS’ OFFICE TO PRESENT SUSTAINABLE GREEN FLEET POLICY TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE

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November 18, 2020

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

SEVERAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT FACILITIES CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19

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Posted on: November 11, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND CITY OF MEMPHIS HOST CEREMONY TO HONOR VETERANS

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November 11, 2020

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Posted on: November 11, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND CITY OF MEMPHIS HOST CEREMONY TO HONOR VETERANS

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November 11, 2020

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Free Flu Vaccines and COVID-19 Testing Available During Statewide FightFluTN Drive-Through Event

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: November 2, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Free Flu Vaccines and Free COVID-19 Testing Available November 19, 2020 During Statewide FightFluTN 2020 Drive-Through Events

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 26, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :

October 23, 2020

 

CONTACT:     Joan Carr

Phone:             (901) 222-9010

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

SCG LAUNCHES OUR FAITHFUL COMEBACK TO SUPPORT SMALL FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS SET UP LIVE-STREAMING

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OCTOBER 20, 2020

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

SCG LAUNCHES OUR FAITHFUL COMEBACK TO SUPPORT SMALL FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS SET UP LIVE-STREAMING

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OCTOBER 20, 2020

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

It's Rodent Awareness Week! Don't Let Rodents Set Up Housekeeping at Your House

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

October 19, 2020

 

CONTACT:     Joan Carr

Phone:             (901) 222-9010

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Update on Police Reform

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Right now, Shelby County Government is in the midst of considering law enforcement reform. In Shelby County, the discussion of law enforcement reform builds on the best practices and ideas that we have seen come out of our very own Sheriff’s Office. Even ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 19, 2020

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October 16, 2020

 

CONTACT:     Joan Carr

Phone:             (901) 222-9010

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Shelby County Health Department Guidance for Celebrating Halloween

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October 13, 2020

 

CONTACT:     Joan Carr

Phone:             (901) 222-9010

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

SCG ANNOUNCES NEW “901 STUDENT PASSPORT” TO PROVIDE FREE FAMILY FIELD TRIPS TO MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES

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OCTOBER 6, 2020

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

SCG ANNOUNCES NEW “901 STUDENT PASSPORT” TO PROVIDE FREE FAMILY FIELD TRIPS TO MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES

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OCTOBER 6, 2020

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE AT PUBLIC HEALTH CLINICS OCTOBER 5, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Date: October 2, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr 

Office: (901) 222-9010 

Cell: (901) 691-5704

FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE AT PUBLIC HEALTH CLINICS OCTOBER 5, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – On Monday, October 5, the Shelb...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

SCG RECEIVES $4.1 MILLION IN FUNDING TO ADDRESS LEAD IN HOUSING UNITS & OTHER HOME HEALTH HAZARDS

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OCTOBER 2, 2020

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

SCG RECEIVES $4.1 MILLION IN FUNDING TO ADDRESS LEAD IN HOUSING UNITS & OTHER HOME HEALTH HAZARDS

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OCTOBER 2, 2020

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Update Regarding Historic Measures to Combat Climate Change

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Recently, the County Commission approved the largest purchase of hybrid fleet vehicles in Shelby County Government’s history. In addition, the Division of Planning and Development has been awarded $500,000 in federal grant funding to implement a...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of October 5, 2020

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October 2, 2020

 

CONTACT:     Joan Carr

Phone:             (901) 222-9010

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 28, 2020

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September 25, 2020

 

CONTACT:     Joan Carr

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Message on Virtual Learning Supports

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As you know, Shelby County Schools recently began the school year. Unlike any year before, this school year’s start is virtual. That means that all of us should think deeply about what we can do to support the thousands of virtual learners in our communit...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY KIDS MASK UP!

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September 24, 2020

Contact: Brenda Jones

Director

901-222-6702

Brenda.Jones@shelbycountytn.gov 

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES NEW PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER AND SENIOR STAFF CHANGES

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SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

 

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES NEW PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER AND SENIOR STAFF CHANGES

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SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

 

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

SCG LAUNCHES “SHARE THE TAB” FUND TO AID LIMITED SERVICE RESTAURANTS IMPACTED BY COVID-19

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September 22, 2020

Candice Grose

Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322

Mobile: 901.481.3422

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES “SHARE THE TAB” FUND TO AID LIMITED SERVICE RESTAURANTS IMPACTED BY COVID-19; $450,...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

SCG LAUNCHES “SHARE THE TAB” FUND TO AID LIMITED SERVICE RESTAURANTS IMPACTED BY COVID-19

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September 22, 2020

Candice Grose

Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322

Mobile: 901.481.3422

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES “SHARE THE TAB” FUND TO AID LIMITED SERVICE RESTAURANTS IMPACTED BY COVID-19; $450,000 WILL BE SET ASID...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

SCG DEDICATES $750,000 TO SUPPORT SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOLS FOR VIRTUAL LEARNING EQUIPMENT

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SEPTEMBER 21, 2020

Candice Grose 

Public Information Officer 

Office:  901.222.2037

Mobile: 901.481.3422

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT DEDICATES $750,000 TO SUPPORT 

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

SCG DEDICATES $750,000 TO SUPPORT SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOLS FOR VIRTUAL LEARNING EQUIPMENT

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SEPTEMBER 21, 2020

Candice Grose 

Public Information Officer 

Office:  901.222.2037

Mobile: 901.481.3422

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT DEDICATES $750,000 TO SUPPORT 

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Update on Our First Two Years in the Mayor's Office

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Dear friend,

This month marks two years as Mayor of Shelby County, the largest in Tennessee and, in my opinion, the greatest county in America.

Together, we have accomplished a lot.

We have focused on supporting working families. As one of the largest and hi...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Week of September 21, 2020

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Joan Carr

Public Information Officer

Shelby County Health Department

814 Jefferson Avenue, Rm 502D

Memphis , TN 38105

Office (901) 222-9010

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 21, 2020

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

SCHD EXPANDS OUTREACH IN THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY WITH COVID-19 TESTING

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:September 16, 2020

CONTACT: Chip WashingtonOffice: (901) 222-0113Cell: (901) 422-4300 

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT EXPANDS OUTREACH IN THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY WITH COVID-19 TESTING EVENTSSATURDAY AND SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Update Regarding New Grant Program to Expand Virtual Communication for Seniors

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This pandemic has impacted all of us, but none more so than our seniors and our residents of long-term care facilities. Seniors, in particular, are a priority risk group because of the high risk of complications with COVID-19. Because of this, nursing hom...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Week of September 14, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :

September 10, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 14, 2020

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS AND COUNTY COMMISSION TO RECOMMEND $3.4 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL COVID-19 RELIEF

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SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

Candice Grose

Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2037

Mobile: 901.481.3422

 

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS AND THE SHELBY COUNTY COMMISSION TO RECOMMEND $3.4 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL COVID-19 RELIEF FOR 6 SH...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

MAYOR LEE HARRIS AND COUNTY COMMISSION TO RECOMMEND $3.4 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL COVID-19 RELIEF

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SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

Candice Grose

Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2037

Mobile: 901.481.3422

 

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS AND THE SHELBY COUNTY COMMISSION TO RECOMMEND $3.4 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL COVID-19 RELIEF FOR 6 SH...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 7, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :

September 4, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

 

 

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of September 7, 2020

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

DIVISION OF CORRECTIONS SET TO CELEBRATE “BACK TO SCHOOL” FOR JUSTICE INVOLVED CHILDREN

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September 3, 2020

Jerry Scott

Deputy Director

Office: 901.222.8608

SHELBY COUNTY DIVISION OF CORRECTIONS SET TO CELEBRATE 

“BACK TO SCHOOL” FOR JUSTICE INVOLVED CHILDREN

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

SENIOR TECH CONNECT TO PROVIDE RESOURCES FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES TO EXPAND VIRTUAL VISITATION

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September 2, 2020

Frankie Dakin

Special Assistant to the Mayor

Office: 901.222.2057

Mobile: 901.496.0131

COUNTY MAYOR HARRIS AND THE SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT LAUNCH “SENIOR TECH CONNECT” TO PROVIDE RESOURCES FOR ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Week of August 31, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :

August 28, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 31, 2020

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Shelby County Health Department Service Changes for Friday, August 28, 2020

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August 26, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Shelby County Health Department Service Changes for Friday, August 28, 2020

Food Service, Environmental Sanitation and Pollution Permits Impacted

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

HEALTH DIRECTIVE TO PROVIDE SCHOOL REPORTING REQUIREMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS AT RISK

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

AUGUST 25, 2020

Candice Grose

Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2037

Mobile: 901.481.3422

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AMENDS HEALTH DIRECTIVE TO PROVIDE SCHOOL REPORTING REQUIREMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS AT RISK

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT BRINGS FIRE ENGINE 60 BACK INTO SERVICE

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SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT BRINGS FIRE ENGINE 60 BACK INTO SERVICE

Memphis, TN – On Friday, August 21, 2020, the Shelby County Fire Department and Shelby County Government will celebrate the return of Fire Engine 60 at its Egypt Central location. A...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Shelby County Health Department Environmental Health Service Changes

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Shelby County Health Department Environmental Health Service Changes

For the Week of Friday, August 21 – Monday, August 31, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – In order to better serve the public, the Health Department is relocating all of its envi...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 17, 2020

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Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 17, 2020

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...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Message on Celebrating Life in These Extraordinary Times

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I may be biased but I believe Shelby County is one of the greatest places to live.

What makes our community great are the people.

This summer, I had the chance to celebrate several very special Shelby County residents on their birthdays. Although we should ...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

FY20 Justice Assistance Grant

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

MICROGRANTS TO SUPPORT SAFE PRACTICES AT CLOSE CONTACT/PERSONAL SERVICE BUSINESSES

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SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT OPENS APPLICATIONS FOR 

MICROGRANTS TO SUPPORT SAFE PRACTICES AT CLOSE 

CONTACT/PERSONAL SERVICE BUSINESSES

Memphis, TN – Shelby County Government has opened applications for stipends of up to $2,000 to su...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Update on Mask Use in our Community

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We know that this community and our neighboring communities are working very hard to slow the spread of COVID-19. We all meet together regularly and safely. We are coordinating our response.

But, we cannot ignore the reality that our cases are likely to mo...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Week of August 3, 2020

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July 31, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 3, 2020

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Update Regarding the Commission’s FINAL VOTE to “Ban the Box” of Criminal Inquiry

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Yesterday, the County Commission took the final vote on our Ban the Box ordinance, and approved the measure.

Ban the Box is an effort by our administration and the Shelby County Board of Commissioners to create a new countywide policy that eliminates inqui...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Update on the Importance of Masking Up to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

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We continue to adjust to life amid COVID-19, since the virus will likely be with us for the foreseeable future. We have all made important sacrifices. But we are at a pivotal point, and we must not let up. That’s why masks are now required in pu...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Week of July 27, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :

July 24, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Phone: (901) 222-9010

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 27, 2020

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Mayor Lee Harris’ Update Regarding the Last Chance to Redeem “Ban the Box” Ordinance

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As I have mentioned in past messages, the County Commission is currently considering our ordinance to Ban the Box. This new ordinance would remove the inquiry into criminal history from most Shelby County Government job applications. Ban the Box creates m...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 20, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

July 17, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

Cell: (901) 691-5704

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of July 20, 2020

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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 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

SHELBY COUNTY PARTNERS WITH THE SOUTHERN REGION OF THE URBAN LEAGUE TO HOST “SOUTHERN JUS...

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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

Southern Justice Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

July 1, 2020

Courtney Tipper

Shelby County Government

Interim Public Information Officer

Office: 901.222.2322

Mobile: 901.481.3422

SHELBY COUNTY PARTNERS WITH THE SOUTHERN REGION OF THE URBAN LEAGUE TO HOST “SOUTHERN JUSTICE SUMMI...

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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 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

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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 COUNCIL AND SHELBY COUNT...

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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 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 Information Offic...

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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 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 Officer

Office: ...

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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 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

SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department reminds every...

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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

Interim Public Informa...

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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

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

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

Interim Public Infor...

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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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