COVID- 19 Update: Mask Requirement Extended

UPDATE: Majority of businesses in Sevier County are open. The Sevier County Mask Mandate has been extended as of August 3rd, 2020. Face mask coverings will be required in all indoor public and commercial  spaces through August 29th.




Exceptions to the mandate:

  • Within a residence or motor vehicle
  • Ages 12 or younger
  • Someone with troubled breathing due to an underlying health condition or other health- related condition
  • Someone who is incapacitated or unable to remove face covering without assistance
  • Someone who has conditions or disabilities preventing the use of a face covering
  • Being outdoors
  • Participating in indoor athletic events or indoor exercising
  • Working at location of employment where social distancing is maintained
  • Situations where the use of a face covering is a safety or security risk
  • While in a house of worship
  • Private businesses
  • Sevier County School System will determine their own guidelines


The Pigeon Forge Chamber of Commerce continues to stay focused on the health and safety of our members and guests, especially in light of recent coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. We are closely following the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), local governments, and public health agencies. As of now, any businesses that are open are increasing sanitation efforts to help prevent the spread of illness.


Please refer to for any additional information and updates that may impact your travels to The Pigeon Forge area. We will be sure to update any information as soon as it is received.  Pigeon Forge and the surrounding areas are navigating these challenging circumstances with everyone’s safety in mind.


For an updated list of all Sevier County openings and limitations, see below.
Tennessee Emergency Management Agency

Centers for Disease Control

World Health Organization

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