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Knoxville announces new mask usage guidelines

The City of Knoxville has changed mask usage guidelines in accordance to new CDC guidance.
Published: Aug. 2, 2021 at 6:44 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 3, 2021 at 10:15 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - In accordance to CDC guidance, the City of Knoxville has amended its existing Executive Order to reflect new mask guidelines.

All Knoxville city employees and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear masks in city-owned facilities, according to city officials.

Knoxville is also offering $100 to all vaccinated city employees who show proof of vaccination, officials said.

City officials are currently reviewing and discussing all options regarding incentives to city residents.

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