To help ensure the safety of Wilson County residents, the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office and the City Police Chiefs have been asked to do the following during the Stay at Home Order issued by Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order and Wilson County Mayor Randall Hutto’s Second Declaration for COVID-19 which can be found at: https://www.wilsoncountytn.gov/images/documents/COVID19/Wilson_County_2nd_Declaration_COVID19_April_1_2020.pdf
- Where there are public gatherings of over 10 or more, we will ask you to separate with social distancing per the Governor’s Executive Order. (Ex.) Fast food/Restaurant parking lots, Parking areas of all store fronts.
- As we make our rounds daily and observe a business that was deemed non-essential by the Governor’s Executive Order, to stop in and inform them of the order.
The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office remains fully committed to serving our citizens by ensuring proper steps are taken for the safety and well-being of Wilson County. As of press time, Wilson County currently has 93 confirmed cases of COVID-19 while there are 3,633 confirmed cases in Tennessee. CDC now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. The recommendation regarding the use of cloth face coverings, especially in areas of significant community-based transmission can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cloth-face-cover.html
To report a suspected violation, call the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office at (615) 444-1412