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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Property tax relief is set to double for thousands of Shelby County seniors and veterans in need

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Shelby County, TN – Today, November 24, 2021, Mayor Lee Harris and Shelby County Trustee Regina Morrison Newman will host an event and press conference to raise awareness about a significant increase in local property tax relief available to low-income

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

ATTORNEY BENJAMIN CRUMP TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT MAYOR’S OFFICE “SOUTHERN JUSTICE SUMMIT”

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Shelby County, TN – On Friday, November 19, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris’ office will host the “Southern Justice Summit Awards Ceremony” to honor criminal justice reform leaders. Last year, Mayor Harris’ office hosted its first “Southern Justice Summit”

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

OFFICE OF SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO OFFER MAYORAL FELLOWSHIP IN JOURNALISM AND GOVERNMENT

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Shelby County, TN – The Office of Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris is seeking applicants for a new, six-month-long fellowship designed to expose early-career journalists to local government and public policy. The Mayoral Fellow in Journalism and Government

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

REGISTER SHELANDRA Y. FORD TO HOST LIVE RADIO FORUM ON FRAUDULENT DEED FILINGS & THE HOUSING CRISIS

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Shelby County, TN – Today, Shelby County leaders will come together to discuss the issue of fraudulent deed filings and the potential housing crisis faced by our community. Participants in the radio forum include Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris,

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL NONPROFITS WANT COMMUNITY INPUT TO CREATE A-Z ALPHABET BOOK

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Shelby County, TN – Shelby County Government and its partner nonprofit organizations want community help to create an alphabet book that highlights the beauty of our community and encourages literacy for our youngest readers. The “A-to-Z Shelby County

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES INTERIM HEAD OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

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Shelby County, TN – Mayor Lee Harris is pleased to announce that Audrey Tipton has been named interim director of administration and finance for Shelby County Government. Tipton replaces Mathilde Crosby, who is moving to the private sector.

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY OFFICE OF REENTRY TO HOST COMMUNITY BLOCK PARTY

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Shelby County, TN – On Saturday, October 9, 2021, the Shelby County Office of Reentry will host an open house event to connect formerly incarcerated individuals with staff, services, and employment opportunities. Office of Reentry case managers

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS URGE SPEEDY PASSAGE OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT SPENDING PLAN

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Shelby County, TN – Members of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners have worked collaboratively with Mayor Lee Harris’ administration to produce an American Rescue Plan Act Spending Plan to see Shelby County into the next phase of the COVID-19

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY GRIEVES WITH TOWN OF COLLERVILLE FOLLOWING HEINOUS MASS SHOOTING

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Shelby County, TN – As our community comes together after Thursday’s senseless mass shooting, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and all in his administration grieve with the Town of Collierville. Shelby County Government has resources available through

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY COVID-19 COMMUNITY COUNCIL YOUTH CREATE PSA TO ENCOURAGE YOUTH VACCINATION

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Shelby County, TN- On Thursday, September 16, the Office of Mayor Lee Harris and Shelby County COVID-19 Community Council will release a public service announcement that encourages young people 12 and older to get vaccinated. The PSA was created by high

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

SCG PARTNERS WITH AGRICULTURE EXPERTS TO HOST COUNTY’S FIRST “SUMMER AG DAY” IN DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS

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Shelby County, TN – Mayor Lee Harris has announced a new opportunity for local residents to learn about the multi-billion dollar agriculture industry in Shelby County. The 2021 Summer Ag Day celebrates the farmers, agricultural businesses, and innovations

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

HEALTH DEPARTMENT MOSQUITO CONTROL ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 16, 2021

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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) as a part of a comprehensive program to limit the spread of the virus through Shelby County.

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Road Closure Notice-Pleasant Ridge Aug 16 - Sept 6

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The intersection of Pleasant Ridge Road at State Route 14 will be closed to traffic in both east and west directions for approximately three (3) weeks for road construction starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 16th and remain closed until 12:00 a.m.

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department is holding an informational session about its National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP), a free, evidence-based, year-long lifestyle change program developed by the Centers for Disease Control and

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT TO REQUIRE COVID TEST FOR UNVACCINATED EMPLOYEES

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Shelby County, TN – In alignment with federal partners, Shelby County Government will begin requiring regular asymptomatic testing for unvaccinated Shelby County employees whose occupations place them at a higher risk of transmitting COVID-19, beginning

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Mosquito Control Activities Scheduled for Week of August 9, 2021

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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) as a part of a comprehensive program to limit the spread of the virus through Shelby

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

MAYOR LEE HARRIS NAMES DEANDRE BROWN ACTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SHELBY COUNTY OFFICE OF REENTRY

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Shelby County, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has chosen DeAndre Brown, executive director of nonprofit organization LifeLine to Success, as the acting executive director of the Shelby County Office of Reentry. Brown, who spent nearly two years

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

HEALTH DEPARTMENT MOSQUITO CONTROL ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 2, 2021

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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) as a part of a comprehensive program to limit the spread of the virus through Shelby County.

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY COVID-19 COMMUNITY COUNCIL TO PROVIDE FREE FOOD AND GIVEAWAYS AT POP-UP VACCINE SITE

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Shelby County, TN- On Saturday, July 31, from 3-6 p.m., the Office of Mayor Lee Harris’ COVID-19 Community Council Ambassadors will support a vaccine "pop-up" location at the Greenlaw Community Center, 190 Mill Ave. in Uptown. Uptown area residents

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

FY21 Justice Assistance Grant

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Certified as a "Disparate Jurisdiction," the City of Memphis, along with Shelby County, Tennessee, are submitting a joint application for funds in the amount of $931,746 as allocated under the FY2021 Local Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

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

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Shelby County, TN – On Thursday, July 29, 2021, Shelby County local executives, small business owners, and government leaders will convene online for a series of discussion on best practices when conducting business in the wake of COVID-19.

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

NEW INITIATIVE TO PROVIDE PAID TIME OFF FOR EMPLOYEES TO GET COVID-19 VACCINE

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Shelby County, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has issued an executive order for Shelby County Administration employees that gives them four hours of paid time off to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Research has found that workers are significantly

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

HEALTH DEPARTMENT SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENT REGARDING SMOKE FROM WESTERN WILDFIRES

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Health Department’s Pollution Control Section has issued a special air quality statement to warn vulnerable residents about the potential health impacts posed by particulate matter from wildfires in the western United States

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

HEALTH DEPARTMENT MOSQUITO CONTROL ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED FOR WEEK OF JULY 19, 2021

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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) as a part of a comprehensive program to limit the spread of the virus through Shelby County

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

OFFICE OF SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO CANVASS LATINX COMMUNITY TO TAKE ON VACCINE HESITANCY

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Shelby County, TN – On Saturday, July 17th, the Office of Mayor Lee Harris will kick off the next literature drop, this time targeting the 38128 ZIP code in Berclair. Mayor Harris’ team will deliver materials translated into Spanish directly on the door

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

MAYOR LEE HARRIS WILL NOMINATE PEDIATRICIAN DR. MICHELLE TAYLOR TO LEAD SCHD

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Shelby County, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris will nominate Dr. Michelle Taylor to be the next director of the Shelby County Health Department. Dr. Taylor is a graduate of White Station High School in Memphis and earned a Bachelor of Science-Biology

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

New Nonprofit Leadership Committee is set up to coordinate, set shared goals, and expand services

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Shelby County, TN – Shelby County Government has initiated a new collaborative that will help the county’s nonprofit organizations better coordinate, connect, and communicate between themselves and with Shelby County Government. The centerpiece of these

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

HEPATITIS A IN A FOOD WORKER

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – A case of hepatitis A has been diagnosed in an employee who recently handled food at Zayde’s Deli located at 6560 Poplar Avenue. This employee worked during a period of time when ill or infectious and potentially exposed

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

HEALTH DEPARTMENT MOSQUITO CONTROL ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED FOR WEEK OF JULY 12, 2021

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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) as a part of a comprehensive program to limit the spread of the virus through Shelby County.

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

HEALTH DEPARTMENT MOSQUITO CONTROL ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED FOR WEEK OF JULY 5, 2021

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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) as a part of a comprehensive program to limit the spread of the virus through Shelby County.

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

SCHD OPEN SATURDAY, JULY 10 AND JULY 17, 2021 FOR VACCINATIONS, SHOT RECORDS, AND BIRTH CERTIFICATES

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department will be open for special Saturday hours on July 10th and July 17th to assist parents with their children’s back-to-school needs.

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

HEALTH DEPARTMENT “SAFETY IS NO ACCIDENT” HEALTH FAIR

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department is hosting a health fair event at Northaven Park in the unincorporated Northaven community on Friday, June 25, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

VITAL RECORDS OFFICE OFFERS EXTENDED HOURS MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2021 AFTER JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Vital Records Office located at 814 Jefferson Avenue will be closed on Friday, June 18, in observance of Juneteenth. The office will offer extended hours, from 8:00 AM till 6:00 PM, for

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT EMPHASIZES COVID-19 VACCINATION IN LIGHT OF NEW VARIANT CASES

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Shelby County Health Department recommends COVID-19 vaccination for all Shelby County residents eligible for vaccination after receiving confirmed reports of 10 new cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant.

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

CSFP Farmers Market Nutrition Program

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Shelby County Health Department’s Commodity Supplemental Food Program kicks off its Senior Farmer’s Market on July 1, 2021. The Commodities Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low-income elderly persons at

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

LOCAL LEADERS LAUNCH NEW TIKTOK-THEMED PSA TO RAISE AWARENESS WITH YOUNGER RESIDENTS ABOUT COVID-19

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Memphis-Shelby County Joint Task Force and Shelby County Health Department recently launched the “Pass the Phone Challenge,” a Public Service Announcement to encourage eligible residents to consider taking the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Health Directive No 22

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FORMAL ISSUANCE OF HEALTH ORDER AND DIRECTIVE NO. 22 : Pursuant to the Declarations of a State of Emergency by Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and the Necessity of a Communicable Disease Control Threat Procedure by the Shelby County Health Department

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

HEALTH DIRECTIVE No. 22 LIFTS MOST RESTRICTIONS ON BUSINESSES

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department issues Health Directive No. 22 today to go into effect at midnight on June 12th. Health Directive No. 22 lifts almost all of the prior restrictions on businesses, details the very limited

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

HEALTH DEPARTMENT “SAFETY IS NO ACCIDENT” HEALTH FAIRS

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department is hosting a series of health fair events in communities throughout Shelby County this summer, with two scheduled for the first weekend in June. The purpose of the summer health fair series is to

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

HEALTH DEPARTMENT’S VITAL RECORDS OFFICE OFFERS EXTENDED HOURS TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2021

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department’s Vital Records Office located at 814 Jefferson Avenue will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021, for the Memorial Day holiday. The office will offer extended hours, from 8:00 AM till 6:00 PM, for

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

HEALTH DEPARTMENT “SAFETY IS NO ACCIDENT” HEALTH FAIRS

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department will host a series of health fair events in communities throughout Shelby County this summer, beginning May 29th. The purpose of the summer series is to promote health and safety for everyone who

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS TO KICK OFF SECOND SEASON AT SHELBY COUNTY COMMUNITY GARDENS

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Shelby County, TN – On Friday, April 30th, 2021, Mayor Lee Harris will join community gardeners for the kickoff of the 2021 Shelby County Community Gardens planting season. The Shelby County Community Gardens are located at 6265 Gardener Road and are

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT BEGINS DIRECT TRANSPORT TO MENTAL HEALTH CARE

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Shelby County, TN – Today, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris announces a major mental health care reform for Shelby County Government. Shelby County Fire Department paramedics will now have the ability to transport adults experiencing a mental health crisis

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT LIGHTS BUILDING BLUE TO PROMOTE AUTISM ACCEPTANCE MONTH

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Shelby County, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris has announced that tonight, Monday, April 26th, the Vasco A. Smith Jr. Shelby County Administration Building will feature blue lighting in recognition of Autism Acceptance Month. More than 2% of

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

HEALTH DIRECTIVE No. 20 LIFTS MORE RESTRICTIONS ON BUSINESSES

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department issues Health Directive No. 20 today to go into effect at midnight on April 17th. Health Directive No. 20 further lifts restrictions on businesses, particularly restaurants and encourages vaccination

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

MAYOR LEE HARRIS AND COLONEL ZACHARY L. MILLER TO SIGN EXTENSIVE FLOOD STUDY AGREEMENT

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Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris will join Col. Zachary L. Miller with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 13 to sign an agreement to give flood relief to North Shelby County residents near the Loosahatchie River Basin.

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS AND ASSESSOR OF PROPERTY MELVIN BURGESS TO LEAD COMMUNITY BIKE RIDE

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Shelby County, TN – On Friday, April 9, Assessor of Property Melvin Burgess and Mayor Lee Harris will kick off “Move with the Mayor” as a part of the Shelby County’s Health Department’s celebration of National Public Health Week. Mayor Harris and Assessor

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

MAYOR’S OFFICE RESPONSE TO MEDIA STATEMENTS ON A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION AGAINST COMMISSIONER FORD

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Frankie Dakin, Press Secretary for Mayor Lee Harris: “Mayor Harris has never had any conversations nor has he met with the special counsel hired to investigate an alleged quid pro quo against Commissioner Ford. Furthermore, Mayor Harris was not

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Health Department Phase 2a2b Announcement

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Pursuant to discussions and approval by state officials, effective immediately, Shelby County can now begin vaccinating individuals in Phase 2a/2b as set forth in the State of Tennessee’s COVID-19 Vaccine Phases. For further

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY KIDS MASK UP!

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The Shelby County Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency along with CHEMOURS would like you to help us “MASK UP OUR KIDS”. Children are our most precious cargo. As our students begin returning to the classroom, we want to help by providing

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Issuance of Health Directive No. 19 and Face Mask Directive No. 5

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The Shelby County Health Department issues Health Directive No. 19 today to go into effect at midnight on March 20th. Health Directive No. 19 further lifts restrictions on businesses, particularly restaurants that serve the public. It is accompanied by

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

MAYOR LEE HARRIS INTRODUCES NEW SAFE LEAVE POLICY TO OFFER SICK LEAVE FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS

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Shelby County, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris will propose updates to the current sick leave policy to include “Safe Leave”. The “Safe Leave” policy will allow employees experiencing domestic violence to use sick leave to seek help. The “Safe Leave”

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES THIRD ANNUAL SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM

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Shelby County, Tennessee – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris is pleased to announce the third annual Mayor’s Summer Work Experience Program. The 2021 Mayor Lee Harris’ Summer Work Experience is an eight-week summer work experience for Shelby County youth

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES INTERIM DIRECTOR OF HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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Shelby County, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris is pleased to announce that Dr. LaSonya Harris Hall has been appointed interim Director of the Shelby County Health Department. Dr. Hall currently serves as Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Shelby

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES SECOND SEASON AT SHELBY COUNTY COMMUNITY GARDENS

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Shelby County, TN – Mayor Lee Harris is pleased to announce that the Shelby County Community Gardens program is now accepting applications for the 2021 gardening season. The Shelby County Community Gardens are located at 6265 Gardener Road and are

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY TO MOVE TO PHASE 1C NEXT WEEK FOR COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – In alignment with the Tennessee Health Department, the Shelby County Health Department will move into Phase 1C of the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan on Monday, March 8, 2021. This phase includes residents who are 16 years old

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ISSUES STATEMENT ON CONSTRUCTION OF BYHALIA CONNECTION PIPELINE

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Shelby County, TN – Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris announced today his opposition to the construction of the Byhalia Connection Pipeline. The proposed crude oil pipeline by Valero Energy Corporation and Plains All American Pipeline would run through South

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT OPENS SEARCH FOR NEW HEALTH DIRECTOR

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Shelby County, TN – Today, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris announced that the search for a new Shelby County Health Director is now open. The mission of the Shelby County Health Department is to improve, promote, and protect the health and environment of

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT DISPATCHERS TRAIN ON MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY CALLS

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Shelby County, TN – Over the course of the past week, the Shelby County Fire Department Dispatch Office has received nationally recognized training to handle a wide variety of mental health, behavioral emergency, and suicide calls. As a result of the

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

SCG ADMINISTRATION AND DOWNTOWN HEALTH DEPARTMENT BUILDINGS CLOSED WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

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Shelby County, TN – The Shelby County Administration building at 160 N. Main St. and the Health Department at 814 Jefferson Ave. will remain closed Wednesday, February 24th due to limited plumbing from water pressure issues. All other downtown Shelby

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

ALL SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT LOCATIONS CLOSED FEBRUARY 22, 2021

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – All Shelby County Health Department facilities will remain closed Monday, February 22, 2021, due to water pressure issues. Vaccination activities, including drive-thru appointments at the Appling Inspection Site at 2355 Appling

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

COVID-19 VACCINATION SCHEDULE FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 22, 2021

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – During the week of February 22 – February 27, 2021, Shelby County Health Department and partnering agencies will offer make-up vaccinations for those whose appointments were cancelled due to inclement weather and some limited new

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

DOWNTOWN SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS CLOSED TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23

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Shelby County, TN – Excluding the Shelby County Trustee’s Office at 157 Poplar Avenue, all Shelby County Government buildings located downtown will remain closed Tuesday, February 23rd due to limited plumbing from water pressure issues. When possible,

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Posted on: February 21, 2021

DOWNTOWN SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS CLOSED MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22

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Shelby County, TN – All Shelby County Government buildings located downtown will be closed Monday, February 22nd due to limited plumbing from water pressure issues. When possible, Shelby County employees will work from home in accordance with the

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Posted on: February 20, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT COVID-19 SECOND DOSES

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Shelby County Health Department is offering new appointment availabilities for second doses of both Moderna and Pfizer vaccines this Monday, February 22, 2021 at Appling Inspection Site, 2355 Appling City Cove. These are for anyone

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Limited Health Order Regarding MLGW Boil Water Advisory

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On February 18, 2021, Memphis Light Gas and Water (MLGW) issued a “Precautionary Boil Water Advisory” (attached) asking all of its customers to boil water before using it for consumption. Specifically, all customers are advised to use boiled or bottled

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY TO MOVE TO PHASE 1b NEXT WEEK FOR COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – In alignment with the State of TN, the Shelby County Health Department will move into Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. This phase includes residents who are 65 years and older, teachers

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

MLGW Issues Precautionary Boiled Water Advisory

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(February 18, 2021) - Due to recent water main breaks and freezing temperatures that have caused low water pressure in MLGW's water system, Memphis Light, Gas and Water (PWS ID 0000450) has issued this advisory to notify water customers to boil their

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

FORMAL ISSUANCE OF HEALTH ORDER AND DIRECTIVE NO. 18

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COVID-19 cases and deaths are continuing to rise in Shelby County and across the United States. On February 14, 2021, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the top infectious disease expert in the United States, advised that despite the effectiveness of the COVID-19

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

HEALTH DIRECTIVE No. 18 LIFTS MORE RESTRICTIONS ON BUSINESSES

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

GREATER IMANI CHURCH WILL HOST COVID-19 VACCINATION SITE

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Inclement Weather Vaccination Closures Through Saturday, February 20, 2021

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

SCHD COVID-19 VACCINATION SITES CLOSED TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2021 DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

ALL SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT LOCATIONS CLOSED FEBRUARY 11, 2021

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

ALL SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT LOCATIONS CLOSED FEBRUARY 12, 2021

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY MAYOR LEE HARRIS ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF SANDRA PERRY TO CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

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NEWS from the Shelby County Mayor’s Office

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

 

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

PERSONS AGE 70 AND OLDER NOW ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE COVID-19 VACCINE

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

WHITEHAVEN COVID-19 VACCINATION SITE REGISTRATION TO OFFER FIRST DOSES

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

DIRECTOR ALISA HAUSHALTER NAMED 2020 COMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR BY MEMPHIS CHAPTER OF PRSA

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SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Alisa Haushalter, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC, Director of the Shelby County Health Department, has been selected as the 2020 Communicator of the Year by the Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

FORMAL ISSUANCE OF HEALTH ORDER AND DIRECTIVE NO. 17

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COVID-19 cases and deaths are rising in Shelby County and across the United States. Additionally, new variants of the COVID-19 virus have been identified in other countries, one or more of which are expected to reach Shelby County. Some of the new

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT COVID-19 VACCINATIONS TO RESUME JANUARY 12, 2021

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Date: January 8, 2021

 

CONTACT:     Joan Carr Office: (901) 222-9010

 

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT COVID-19 VACCINATIONS TO RESUME JANUARY 12, 2021

Vaccinations to be offered to certain gro...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT COVID-19 VACCINATION UPDATE

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT COVID-19 VACCINATION UPDATE

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT COVID-19 VACCINATIONS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS AND OTHER PRIORITY GROUPS

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES NEW “SAFER AT HOME” ORDER TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 21, 2020

CONTACT: Joan Carr

OFFICE: (901) 222-9010

CELL: (901) 691-5704

SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ISSUES NEW “SAFER AT HOME” ORDER TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 Medical community expresses support as hospitals face capaci...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Southland Mall Clinic closed December 7-15, 2020

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