City of Franklin extends ‘shelter-in-place’ order

Coronavirus

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WRKN) — Franklin Mayor Dr. Ken Moore announced he will renew the city’s ‘shelter-in-place’ order for seven days, starting April 1.  

The order calls for non-essential businesses to remain closed. Residents are required to stay home whenever possible and avoid gather in groups of more than 10 people.  

See an updated detailed list of essential businesses and activities by clicking here.

COVID-19 in Tennessee

(This reflects what the TDH is reporting each day at 2 p.m. CST )


Most patients with COVID-19 have a mild respiratory illness including fever, cough and shortness of breath. The Tennessee Department of Health strongly encourages Tennesseans to wash your hands often with soap and water and to not touch your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.

The CDC recommends that organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 10 people or more throughout the United States.

High-risk individuals are defined as adults over 60 years old or people of any age with serious chronic medical conditions such as: Heart disease, diabetes, or lung disease.

The Tennessee Department of Health offers a COVID-19 Public Information Line at 877-857-2945, with information available daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Central Time.

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