Lee continues to call mask mandate a local responsibility

By , Daily Memphian Published: November 24, 2020 3:41 PM CT
<strong>Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee takes off his face mask after touring an emergency hospital in the former Commercial Appeal building on Monday, May 18, 2020. (</strong>Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee takes off his face mask after touring an emergency hospital in the former Commercial Appeal building on Monday, May 18, 2020. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

Gov. Bill Lee continued to leave mask mandates in the hands of local officials Tuesday, while Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey estimated a late spring to early summer time frame for widespread vaccination availability.

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Ron Maxey

Ron Maxey

Ron Maxey is Metro Editor for The Daily Memphian. He is a Memphis native with 40 years of journalism experience in the city and surrounding area. 


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