Who doesn’t have to wear a mask?
  • People who have trouble breathing.
  • People who are unconscious or incapacitated.
  • People who are unable to remove their mask without assistance.
  • People who shouldn’t wear a face covering due to a medical condition, mental health condition or disability.
  • People communicating with those who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • People who can’t wear a face covering because it would create a risk related to work, as determined by government safety guidelines.
  • People who are receiving services where wearing a face covering would not be practical or feasible.
  • People who are eating and/or drinking in a restaurant, coffee shop or bar.
  • People who are speaking to an audience, either live or broadcasted.  In this case, the speaker will stand at least 6 feet away from the audience (social distancing).
  • People who are exercising.  In this case, those exercising will social distance from one another.  When the patron has finished exercising, they will put on a mask to walk around the facility.
  • People who are inside a place of worship.
  • Masks are also not required:
    • Whenever federal, state or local law otherwise prohibit wearing a face covering
    • When it’s necessary to evaluate or verify a person’s identity.

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1. Why do we have a mask ordinance?
2. What is a mask?
3. Do face shields count as masks?
4. Who has to wear a mask?
5. What’s a public place?
6. Where do I need to wear a mask?
7. When will the mask ordinance end?
8. Who doesn’t have to wear a mask?
9. What happens if I have a medical condition, mental health condition or disability that prevents me from wearing a mask? Do I need to show proof?
10. Can I donate masks?