Smoky Mountain region coronavirus closings and cancellations.
Smoky Mountain Region Coronavirus Closings as of March 16, 2020. As the nation and the world brace for the effects of the COVID-19 virus the Smoky Mountain region is taking measures to protect the public. Many major events and gatherings are being cancelled or postponed as concerns grow in East Tennessee. Officials are urging large gatherings be put on hold as the number of confirmed cases in the United State continue to rise. Large group gatherings are believed to increase the chance of infection and should be avoided.
The following businesses and events will be closed, cancelled or postponed.