California orders statewide use of face coverings

By June 18, 2020 Commentary, COVID-19, In the News

Your cloth face covering may protect them. Their cloth face covering may protect you. (CDC)

Face coverings must now be worn statewide in indoor public spaces, workplaces, outdoor lines, public transportation and other high-risk settings under guidance issued today by Gov. Newsom and the California Department of Public Health. “We are seeing too many people with faces uncovered – putting at risk the real progress we have made in fighting the disease,” Newsom said. “California’s strategy to restart the economy and get people back to work will only be successful if people act safely and follow health recommendations.”

The new rules and exceptions can be read here.