Coronavirus in Tennessee: Gym owners prepare for reopening as state announces guidelines

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Gyms in the majority of Tennessee’s counties are allowed to begin reopening Friday, May 1.

On Tuesday, the state’s economic recovery group announced guidance for exercise facilities in counties without a locally run health department. The new guidelines detail how to safely reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We feel that it’s important for the mental and the physical health of Tennesseans to have access to fitness environments,” Governor Bill Lee said Tuesday.

“It’s impossible to hide my excitement about being able to get moving because if you’re in this business you obviously care deeply about your people that you’re working with and you always want to see them keep improving,” said Get Fit Maryville’s Tony Saddy.

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