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COVID-19 Update from Mayor Strickland (9-30)

Mask Enforcement

DATA AND ACTIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 29

Received 13 complaints

  • City Mask Ordinance
  • Code completed 15 inspections based on processed complaints.
  • 3 business received warnings. 
  • 0 business received a summons.
  • 0 businesses received a second summons
  • H.D. Mask and Other Violations
  • Code completed 4 inspections based on processed complaints
  • 0 businesses received warnings

ENFORCEMENT STATUS TO DATE – CITY MASK ORDINANCE

To date, 1,132 City Mask Complaints have been inspected by Code:

  • 1,019 complaints have been resolved as “compliant” following inspection by Code
  • 25 current open matters.  The following is a breakdown of the open matters:
  • 12 pending inspections 
  • 3 business on 1st Violation
  • 0 businesses on 2nd Violation
  • 0 businesses on 3rd Violation
  • 6 businesses have been issued first summons
  • 2 businesses have been issued second summons 
  • 2 businesses were closed at first inspection

ENFORCEMENT STATUS TO DATE – HEALTH DEPARTMENT DIRECTIVES

To date, 236 H.D. related complaints have been inspected by Code:

  • 185 complaints have been resolved as “compliant” following inspection by Code.
  • 7 current open matters.  The following is a breakdown of the open matters:
  • 7 pending inspections 
    • 0 businesses on 1st Violation
    • 0 business on 2nd Violation
    • 0 businesses on 3rd Violation 
    • 0 business were closed at first inspection

 WRITTEN VIOLATIONS SUMMARY

To date, 571 City Mask Ordinance violations have been issued (this is the cumulative total for violations issued in closed and open matters)

To date, 87 Health Department violations have been issued (this is the cumulative total for violations issued in closed and open matters)

Shelby County Health Department COVID-19 Daily Update: September 30, 2020

Shelby County COVID-19 Cases
Total Shelby County Cases31,540
New Cases Today78
Deaths Total462
Deaths Reported Last 24 Hours5
Total Tested in Shelby County453,434

Tennessee Total Cases
194,611
As of 2:00 p.m. 9/29/20
Other Jurisdictions
Tipton County, TN1,845
Desoto County, MS5,678
Crittenden County, AR1,939
Numbers current as of 10:00 a.m. 9/30/20

Shelby County Health Department is tracking clusters in facilities that serve certain vulnerable populations:

Here is information about clusters considered to be resolved. A cluster is considered resolved once a facility has gone 28 days without a new case:

Here is the most recent testing and case information provided by the Shelby County Division of Corrections:

The testing positivity rate is the percentage of all tests conducted that are found to be positive. The chart below shows Shelby County’s testing positivity rates over time.

Below is a graph of cases by specimen collection date (date of testing).

Shelby County Health Department has added a data page to its COVID-19 webpage: www.shelbytnhealth.com/coronavirus.  It includes information about the geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases in Shelby County.


                                                                                                                     
All of Shelby County, including the municipalities and the unincorporated areas are under Safer at Home orders. Limited service restaurants, bars, clubs, beer pubs, wine bars and taprooms are now allowed to reopen for in-person service under the same requirements as full-service restaurants, under the current Health Directive No. 12, which went into effect on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Health Directive No. 12 also provides for safety measures for hookah / vaping / cigar bars / lounges, provides safety measures for multi-person biking vehicles, and lifts all occupancy restrictions, while retaining social distancing requirements of at least six feet between patrons.

The full text of Health Directive No. 12 may be viewed at:  www.shelbytnhealth.com/healthdirectives.

For more information about the Safer at Home order or to register concerns, the public may contact:

· The Shelby County Mayor’s Action Line: 901-222-2300

· The Shelby County Health Department’s COVID-19 Hotline: 901-222-MASK (6275)

· Email shelbytnhealth@shelbycountytn.gov.

On September 23, 2020, the Shelby County Health Department issued a revised Health Order and Directive Regarding Masks and Cloth Face Coverings, which may be viewed at www.shelbytnhealth.com/healthdirectives.

  • This Directive lifts some of the previous restrictions on limited service restaurants, bars, clubs, beer pubs, wine bars and taprooms, allowing them to reopen for in-person service under the same requirements as full-service restaurants.
  • Provides for safety measures for hookah/vaping/cigar bars/lounges.
  • Provides safety measures for multi-person biking vehicles.
  • Lifts all occupancy restrictions, while retaining social distancing requirements of at least six feet between patrons.

Approved masks may be picked up, while supplies last, at all Shelby County Health Department locations listed below during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., with the exception of the Collierville clinic, which is open Tuesday and Thursday only. No appointment is needed to pick up a mask. 

Health Department Main Office
814 Jefferson Avenue, 38105

Cawthon Public Health Clinic

1000 Haynes, 38114

Collierville Public Health Clinic (Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

167 Washington St., 38017

Hickory Hill Public Health Clinic

6590 Kirby Center Cove, 38118

Millington Public Health Clinic (Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

8225 Highway 51 North, 38053

Shelby Crossing Public Health Clinic

6170 Macon Road, 38133

Southland Mall Public Health Clinic

1287 Southland Mall, 38116