Shelby County to end mask mandate next week

Shelby County to end mask mandate next week
(Source: Tori Gessner, WAVE 3 News)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Shelby County’s mask mandate and health directive are set to end next week.

The Shelby County Health Department says masks would be recommended instead of required.

This comes after Governor Bill Lee said he talked directly with Mayor Lee Harris about getting rid of the business restrictions and mask mandate by Memorial Day.

The next health directive is set to be released on May 12 and go into effect on May 15.

Private businesses could still require customers to wear masks.

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