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Updated November 15

What is Visit Franklin’s message for travelers?

When you are ready, we are ready to welcome you back to Franklin and all the communities of Williamson County. All statewide COVID-19 related emergency orders and mandates in Tennessee have been allowed to expire and local businesses are operating with the latest guidance from the CDC in mind.

Is it safe to travel to Franklin/Williamson County?

That is a personal decision based on your individual comfort level. All statewide COVID-19 related emergency orders and mandates in Tennessee have been allowed to expire. Visit Franklin asks all travelers to continue to adhere to the recommendations of the CDC when it comes to the wearing of masks if you are not yet vaccinated.

Do I have to wear a mask? 

It is not mandated by state or local officials that you were a maks in public areas of Franklin or other communities of Williamson County. In accordance with CDC recommendations, it is recommended that anyone unvaccinated wear a mask when unable to maintain social distance indoors.

Can I host an outdoor youth sports tournament in Williamson County?

Yes, there are currently no mandated restrictions on group or gathering size for outdoor events.

Can I host an indoor youth sports tournament in Williamson County?

Yes, there are currently no mandated restrictions on group or gathering size for indoor events.

Can I have spectators at a youth sports tournament or event in Williamson County?

Yes.

What are the best resources for those in the hospitality & travel industry?

Visit Franklin has compiled a number of resources for hospitality and travel industry partners that can be found here.

The federal government has issued travel advisories for several foreign countries with known COVID-19 outbreaks. Those updates can be found at:

The U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories
Centers for Disease Control Travel Notices

What are the best public health resources for Franklin/Williamson County?

The following resources can be useful for travelers or locals:

Latest status/updates on COVID-19 in Williamson County

Latest status/updates on COVID-19 in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health has also created an information hotline that is available from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. central daily: 1-877-857-2945