Hamilton County, TN (WDEF) – Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger extended the county’s mask mandate until January 15, 2021. Coppinger cited the increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations as well as evidence that masks work where implemented. He announced the decision at a press conference Thursday.
The mask mandate first went into effect July 10.
We will have more into the decision tonight on News 12 Now at 5:30 & 6.