Mayor's Office Updates

Mayor’s Office Updates2020-08-05T20:59:15+00:00

August 5, 2020

July 29, 2020

July 22, 2020

July 15, 2020

July 8, 2020

July 7, 2020

  • Hospital Data tab added to show a breakdown of West Tennessee Healthcare’s Jackson-Madison County General Hospital census

July 3, 2020

July 1, 2020

  • Mayor Conger’s FB Daily Update
  • Mask mandate issued for city employees. This requirement is also for all visitors entering any municipal building including the Farmers’ Market vendors and patrons.

June 24, 2020

June 10, 2020

June 5, 2020

May 27, 2020

May 21, 2020

May 18, 2020

  • Executive Order No. 2 issued by Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department. This adopts Governor Lee’s Executive Orders 30 which provides instruction for the operation of businesses during COVID-19. This order was then amended and expanded by Executive Order No. 33 and 35 from the Governor. Executive Order 30 provides that all businesses are expected to operate in accordance with industry-specific operational guidance issued by the Governor’s Economic Recovery Group. These guidelines are popularly referred to as Tennessee Pledge Guidelines. Restaurants are no longer required to operate at 50% capacity. Retail businesses are no longer required to operate at 50% capacity.

May 15, 2020

May 13, 2020

May 8, 2020

May 6, 2020

May 4, 2020

May 1, 2020

April 30, 2020

  • Jackson Madison County Regional Health Department issues Executive Order 1  adopting Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order 30 that allows Tennesseans to return to work safely while encouraging the adherence to health guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19. Effective May 4- gyms, fitness centers or similar places can open to the public and should follow Tennessee Pledge Guidelines set by the Governor’s Economic Recovery Group. Close contact businesses allowed to open to the public but most operate under Tennessee Pledge Guidelines.
  • Mayor Conger’s FB Daily Update
  • Issuance of Executive Order 2020-11

April 29, 2020

April 28, 2020

  • Mayor Conger and Madison County Mayor Jimmy Harris appeared as a guest on “Spark Plugs.” The live video was hosted by The Jackson Chamber and theCO. You can re-watch the video by clicking here: Spark Plugs with Mayor Conger

April 27, 2020

April 24, 2020

  • Mayor Conger issues executive order 10  allowing restaurants to open at 50% capacity with social distancing guidelines on Monday, April 27 and retail to open on Wednesday, April 29 with 50% capacity and social distancing guidelines
  • Mayor Conger’s FB Daily Update

April 23, 2020

April 21, 2020

  • City of Jackson will begin phase one of the economic recovery plan reopening on Monday, April 27
  • Mayor Conger’s FB Daily Update

April 20, 2020

  • COVID-19 Pastor’s Council to Lead Reopening of Church Facilities
  • Mayor Conger’s FB Daily Update

April 17, 2020

April 16, 2020

April 15, 2020

  • Governor Bill Lee recommends schools close for the year
  • Mayor Conger’s FB Daily Update

April 14, 2020

April 13, 2020

  • Statement issued on release of economy recovery plan
  • Mayor Conger FB Live Q&A
  • Spanish translation button added to

April 9, 2020

April 8, 2020

April 7, 2020

  • Working on economic recovery program. Will be rolled out publicly soon.
  • Mayor Conger FB Live Q&A

April 6, 2020

April 3, 2020

April 2, 2020

April 1, 2020

  • 12 confirmed cases in Madison County
  • Mayor Conger Facebook Live Q&A

March 31, 2020

  • Dedicated COVID-19 website launched for City of Jackson updates
  • 8 confirmed cases in Madison County

March 30, 2020

  • All city parks closed.
  • Press Conference with Jackson Madison County Department of Health, WTH, City Mayor Scott Conger and County Mayor Jimmy Harris. View here.
  • Seven total cases in Madison County. Community spread has begun. The four new cases do not appear to be travel related.
  • Still waiting on drive-thru testing results to come back
  • Governor Bill Lee issues “safer at home” executive order and closes non-essential businesses executive order.
  • Mayor Conger Facebook Live Q&A

March 26, 2020

  • Drive-thru COVID-19 at the fairgrounds
  • Mayor Conger Facebook Live Q&A

March 25, 2020

  • Mayor Conger Issues Executive Order 2020-03 (Effective 12:01 AM, Monday, March 26, 2020)
  • Safer at home
  • Essential travel only
  • Gatherings of 10 or more prohibited and social distancing required
  • Non-essential businesses identified
  • Essential activities identified
  • Essential businesses identified
  • Closed retail businesses that cannot offer delivery, carry out or curbside pickup
  • FAQs updated

March 24, 2020

  • Governor Bill Lee calls for schools to close until April 24
  • Mayor Conger Facebook Live Q&A

March 23, 2020

  • Governor Bill Lee establishes COVID-19 Unifed Command to streamline communication between the TN Dept. of Health, Tennessee Emergency Management Association (TEMA) and the Tennessee Department of Military
  • First positive case of COVID-19 from a Madison Co. resident
  • Mayor Conger Facebook Live Q&A

March 22, 2020

March 20, 2020

March 19, 2020

  • State of Emergency Executive Order 2020-01
  • Closed all city venues
  • Restaurants (food sales greater than 50%) limited capacity
  • Grocery/pharmacies first hour of business for 62 and older
  • Bars/nightclubs closed
  • Venues open to public no more than 100 people
  • Mayor Conger Q&A with Jackson Chamber CEO Kyle Spurgeon
  • Daily Update

March 16, 2020

March 13, 2020

  • Mayor Conger takes additional steps to protect from COVID-19
  • Suspended all City of Jackson government public events
  • Canceled all professional travel and training for city employees (exception: mandatory Public Safety Training)
  • Asked city employees to conduct virtual meetings
  • Health and sanitation continue to disinfect all city public buildings
  • Department heads develop plan to send employees home to work. Tiers created for which departments stay in and which go home in the event that it is warranted.

March 9, 2020

  • City of Jackson begins precautions for COVID-19
  • Health and sanitation initiatives executes deep cleaning of all  city public buildings with a schedule for continued maintenance
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