NewsLocal News / July 21, 2020

Fishers Health Department Board Approves Mask Mandate

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Pixabay/public domain

The Fishers Health Department passed an ordinance Monday night requiring people to wear masks in the city. 

The health department recommended the order due to a rise in COVID 19 cases in the city.

The mandate will take effect at 8 a.m. on Friday, July 24, requiring everyone in Fishers, outside of those who meet approved exceptions, must wear a covering on their nose and mouth when at a public indoor place or outdoors when a distance of six feet from people who are not part of their household cannot be maintained.

The order requires Fishers residents to wear a cloth face-covering in all public indoor facilities including, but not limited to:

  • Retail and grocery stores
  • Restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues
  • Salons and personal care facilities
  • Gyms and fitness centers
  • Office and commercial buildings
  • Government buildings

Public indoor locations that refuse to enforce the mask mandate may face enforcement actions by the Fishers Health Department.

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