California to require people to wear masks in most public indoor areas

June 18, 2020

As Coronavirus continue to spike throughout California with over 3,000 people currently hospitalized, Governor Gavin Newsom has announced that everyone must wear masks in most indoor settings, or outdoor settings when social distancing is not available.

The order applies to anyone going to:

  • Indoor public spaces
  • In-line for public spaces
  • Hospitals
  • Public transportation¬†
  • Any outdoor spaces where social distancing cannot occur

There are some exceptions which include:

  • While eating or drinking at a restaurant (as long as they are 6 feet away from other customers)
  • Outdoor recreation as long as social distancing is occurring (hiking, walking, biking, etc)
  • Children under 2 years of age
  • people with medical conditions who cannot wear a mask
  • If face covering violates workplace safety guidelines

#COVID19 update.

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