Health Directive 17, effective January 23.

Health Directive 17 from the Shelby County Health Department goes into effect January 23.

You can click here for a downloadable PDF of the complete directive.

Below is a summary.

Directive 17 summary:

  1. Lifts the more restrictive measures of the “Safer at Home” Health Directive No. 16 and returns to safety measures found in Health Directives 14 and 15.
  2. Focuses on personal responsibility as the measure of how COVID-19 will ultimately impact Shelby County and surrounding communities.
  3. Nothing is closed per se. Certain businesses that have more interaction with the public have additional, specific safety measures.
  4. Organizers/businesses that want to submit a proposal for a specific event or wish to expand their operations in a manner that is not already addressed in the Health Directive, should submit a plan by clicking here
  5. Schools are strongly encouraged to suspend all school-related close-contact sports at this time.