30 March 2020 – Governer isses “Safer At Home” Order and closed non-essential businesses

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Executive Office
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: Tennessee
Lead People/Agency: Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Overview: A “safer at home” order, which is not a mandated shelter in place order. Two-week statewide order closing non-essential businesses
Full details here: https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/health/2020/03/30/tennessee-governor-bill-lee-stay-at-home-order-to-stop-coronavirus/2937429001/

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Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Perception of an increased threat to the country
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Order is based on the growing threat of the corona virus in TN. The official order (document #2) cites the United States CDC’s recommended guidelines on how to reduce the spread of COVID-19.