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SHELBY COUNTY, TN - The Shelby County Health Department has issued Health Order No. 25, to go into on August 31, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.
Health Order No. 25 includes the following changes:
1) Renews the provisions of the Second Amended Health Order No. 24 and is effective August 31, 2021 to September 30, 2021, unless amended further.
2) Explains the difference between a “third dose” for those with immunocompromised conditions and a “booster” for those who are fully vaccinated. A “third dose” is available and recommended now for people with immunocompromised conditions. A “booster” dose is likely to become available this fall.
3) Strongly encourages employers to require COVID-19 vaccinations or regular COVID-19 testing for all unvaccinated employees, including those who are asymptomatic.
The complete text of Health Order No. 25 is viewable at this link: http://shelbytnhealth.com/healthdirectives.