This page has been set up to consolidate all the information published by the City of Dyer concerning the COVID-19 outbreak. Information posted here will include public notices, updates about local concerns, and other information.
On March 30, 2020, Mayor Chris Younger issued an order continuing the closure of city facilities and providing for a suspension of utility disconnects for non-payment through April 14, 2020.
Pursuant to Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order #16 (see link), the City of Dyer will conduct an electronic meeting to conduct essential businesses necessary to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the City of Dyer, Tennessee. The date for this meeting is Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 7:00 PM.
Public participation will be extremely limited. If you have public comment related to the business of the Board of Aldermen, you are encouraged to submit it electronically prior to the meeting.
This afternoon at 5:10 PM, Mayor Chris Younger issued Executive Order 2020-002, setting forth additional guidelines for businesses in Dyer. The executive order closes all non-essential retail businesses, but most businesses may continue to provide curbside pickup and delivery services.
Due to ongoing concerns and in an effort to comply with guidance about social distancing, the regular meeting of the Dyer Board of Aldermen for March 23, 2020 has been canceled. An electronic meeting conducted pursuant to Governor Lee’s executive order will be scheduled soon.
We are aware that there are rumors circulating about a COVID-19 diagnosis in Dyer. Due to patient confidentiality rules, neither the Health Department nor local clinics can confirm (for local governments) where a patient lives. We CAN say definitively that the rumor that a Dyer city employee is infected is FALSE.
This morning, Governor Bill Lee issued Executive Order 17 which takes further action to combat the spread of COVID-19. Under this order, restaurants are to offer only drive-thru, take-out, or delivery options. No dining in will be allowed. It also prohibits social...
Mayor Younger said, “I know that some of these things will be inconvenient for our residents and our employees. We must do everything we can to stop the spread of COVID-19. Our friends, family and neighbors are depending on us.”