Tennessee Supreme Court issues order requiring face coverings in courthouses

Tennessee Supreme Court issues order requiring face coverings in courthouses
(Source: Bill Oxford)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Thursday, the Tennessee Supreme Court issued an order requiring the public to wear a face covering at all times while in a courthouse.

The face covering requirement is effective Monday, July 13, and continues until further order of the Court.

Exceptions to the order include children under 12 years old and those with a valid medical reason.

Face coverings are available for free or low cost at tnmasksupply.com.

Courthouses are also coordinating with local Tennessee Emergency Management Agency offices to have masks available.

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