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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 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 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 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 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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