Mask mandate begins Wednesday for Henry County

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HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Masks will be required in Henry County for anyone out in public beginning Wednesday morning.

Henry County Mayor Brent Greer announced the requirement Monday and said the mask mandate had been recommended by the local healthcare community to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Greer said the order, which requires people to wear facial coverings over their nose and mouth in public places, would go into effect Wednesday, August 5 at 12:01 a.m. The order continues until 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, but could be extended.

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

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