02 April 2020 – Governor mandates ‘Stay at Home’ action after travel data indicates lack of adherence to previous recommendations

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Executive Office
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: Tennessee
Lead People/Agency: TN Governor Bill Lee

Overview: Amendment from “safer at home” recommendation to “stay at home” mandate
Full details here: https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/politics/2020/04/02/gov-bill-lee-issues-stay-home-mandate-tennessee-continues-fight-spread-coronavirus/5112202002/

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Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Perception of an increased threat to the country, Considered a necessary escalation of current measures
Source of Evidence or Justification: State reports on traffic and cell phone data
Evidence/Justification: Based on Tennessee traffic and cell phone data that illustrates an increase in resident movement despite previous “safer at home” reccomendation.