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Bexley passes emergency order to require masks; Columbus "seriously considering" similar order

he City of Bexley announced revised emergency orders to require the wearing of face coverings in public indoor areas beginning July 3.

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Author: 10TV Web Staff
Published: 7:06 PM EDT July 1, 2020
Updated: 7:19 PM EDT July 1, 2020
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The City of Bexley announced revised emergency orders to require the wearing of face coverings in public indoor areas beginning July 3.

The orders, which are in effect until July 30, Columbus Cryptocurrency News came at the recommendation of the Bexley COVID-19 Task Force and were approved by city council with a 5-1 vote.

"If 80% of people wore face coverings in public, the COVID-19 pandemic would dramatically recede," Bexley Mayor Ben Kessler said. "Wearing a mask is an easy act of kindness and respect for our fellow human beings, and this order will directly save medical resources and may save lives."




The order requires face coverings in the following types of public spaces:

Retail businesses
Restaurants (except when seated at a table)
Theatre
Office spaces open to the public (lobbies, reception areas, etc.)
Personal care and grooming businesses

The order has exceptions Columbus Stock Market News for medical conditions and other circumstances where exceptions are deemed appropriate.

To view the full order which includes exceptions, click here.

In a tweet, Columbus Press Release  Mayor Andrew Ginther commended Bexley's order and said the City of Columbus is considering doing the same.

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https://www.10tv.com/article/news/local/bexley-passes-emergency-order-to-require-face-coverings-for-indoor-areas/530-28e401fc-8b40-428f-b435-0a5211c6a1be

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