County commission takes up mask mandate

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 09, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: August 09, 2021 4:00 AM CT

The commission is the latest body to take up a call for a countywide mask mandate that would come from the Shelby County Health Department. The health department amended its latest health directive Friday to require all K-12 students in all schools – public and private – across the county to wear masks as the school year begins. Also on Monday’s agenda is a veto override.

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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