Mayor Strickland Orders Closure of Restaurant Dining Rooms, Bars, Gyms

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Strickland - CITY OF MEMPHIS
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Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is confirming what the Flyer reported earlier today: that he is declaring a state of civil emergency effective at midnight in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 here.


The declaration will require all restaurants to only provide curbside or pick-up orders. In addition, the mayor is asking that all bars and gyms close, and for worship services to be streamed or postponed.


Read the mayor’s full executive order below.


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