Chattanooga, TN – According to the state officials, this order is allowing parents to opt their child out of masks requirements.

Governor Bill Lee made the announcement Thursday.

Governor Bill Lee also said that he will be working with the Tennessee Attorney General on challenging federal rulings blocking the order in parts of the state.

The Executive Order 84 has been extended for 30 days.

It was originally in effect through October 5.

This story will be updated as new information become available.