State proposal would limit local health departments’ power even in pandemic

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 29, 2021 6:30 AM CT | Published: October 28, 2021 7:35 PM CT

The bill would give the Tennessee health commissioner the authority to determine uniform quarantine guidelines for the state and appoint county health directors.


Shelby County Health Department Tennessee Legislature 2021 third extraordinary session Cameron Sexton Kevin Vaughan Tennessee Department of Health
Abigail Warren

Abigail Warren

Abigail Warren is a lifelong resident of Shelby County and a graduate of the University of Memphis. She has worked for several local publications and covers the suburbs for The Daily Memphian.


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