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The Shelby County Health Department is committed to providing our community with the most accurate information about Coronavirus Disease 2019, known as COVID-19.

For answers to specific questions, call the Shelby County Health Department COVID-19 Call Center at 901-222-MASK (6275).

As some community-based organizations begin to resume or increase their level of activities, the Shelby County Health Department and the CDC offers the following considerations for ways these organizations can help protect individuals and communities and slow the spread of COVID-19.

If there is an event not addressed in the current Health Directive, learn how to submit your resource plan here.

Considerations for Community-Based Organizations

Considerations for social service agencies, nonprofit organizations, and formal and informal community groups, like neighborhood groups or recreational or special-interest clubs can be found here:

Events & Gatherings

The CDC offers these considerations for enhancing protection of individuals and communities and preventing spread of coronavirus disease 2019.

Readiness and Planning Tool

Protect your staff, volunteers and attendees with this tool.


Find answers to commonly asked questions and information from the CDC for event planners and individuals including planning and preparedness and what to do if you find out there’s a confirmed case of COVID: 

At-Risk Individuals

Provide protections for staff and congregants at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

Assistance Programs

The Shelby County Health Department has provided a list of assistance programs including grants, loans and funds.

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