Hospital emergency directors call for immediate countywide mask mandate

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 18, 2021 11:51 AM CT | Published: August 17, 2021 7:30 PM CT

The letter circulating Tuesday warns of “catastrophic” effects that could “affect health care at every level.” Meanwhile, the city council is urging Gov. Bill Lee to rescind his executive order to allow parents to opt out of school mask mandates.


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