COVID-19 sparks Executive Order as more close their doors
March 26, 2020
On Sunday, March 22, Gov. Bill Lee signed Executive Order 17 calling for businesses across the state to utilize alternative business models beginning at midnight CDT on Monday, March 23, until midnight CDT April 6, 2020.
The order also outlines ways businesses and citizens should work to protect vulnerable populations.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has created both an economic and a health crisis, and our response must continue to address both aspects,” said Gov. Lee. “Our goal is to keep the public, especially vulnerable populations, safe while doing everything possible to keep Tennessean...