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Mt. Juliet, Tenn. - Moments ago, at an emergency meeting, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution that approves an executive order to declare a State of Emergency for the City of Mt. Juliet in response to COVID-19. This Order follows a Declaration of Emergency by the President of the United States and also the Governor of Tennessee. The City of Mt. Juliet Board of Commissioners declared a Civil Emergency and a local State of Emergency with the City and adopts Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order #17 and all other Executive Orders concerning COVID-19.
City of Mt. Juliet Resolution 18-2020
The purpose of the local declaration of emergency is multi-faceted:
Executive Order No. 17 prohibits social gatherings of 10 or more individuals and also enacts the following provisions regarding restaurants, bars and any food or drink establishment:
Also announced at the emergency meeting was a new webpage, www.safemtjuliet.com, to help disseminate information and resources about COVID-19 to the Mt. Juliet community. SafeMtJuliet.com includes a variety of resources that can benefit the entire community, which include:
The site will be updated regularly as pertinent information changes or is made available. Community members are encouraged to stay up to date on the rapidly changing situation through information outlets provided by trusted sources, such as local health officials, Tennessee Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.