Petition to Mayor McCarver to issue mask mandate
As of January 8, 2021 28 Cheatham county residents have died from COVID-19. This is more than the number killed in automobile accidents in 2018 (11). Counties all around us are having surges in cases and deaths. Montgomery County 85 deaths; Robertson County 53 deaths; Davidson County 425 deaths; Dickson County 35 deaths.
Vanderbilt research shows that Tennessee counties without mask mandates have twice the death rate as those counties with mask mandates. Governor Lee has abdicated his responsibility and refuses to issue a statewide mask order. He is leaving it up to county mayors to decide. Surrounding county mayors (Davidson, Williamson, Wilson, Rutherford, Sumner, Montgomery, and Robertson) have decided it is wise to follow recommendations from public health officials and take the measures that we know will work to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Join us in demanding Mayor McCarver show some leadership and take the scientifically proven steps that we can to prevent more unnecessary deaths in Cheatham county. Sign the petition here and let Mayor McCarver know that we expect him to do his job in keeping us safe.