Health Dept. Director: Shelby County mask mandate ‘needs to happen quickly’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 18, 2021 3:19 PM CT | Published: August 18, 2021 12:00 PM CT

“We must have a universal mask mandate in Shelby County and it needs to happen quickly,” Health Department director Dr. Michelle Taylor told the County Commission Wednesday. 

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Bill Dries

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


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