BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The city of Bellingham announced that masks will now be required in public spaces in city facilities after seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases.
The mandate starts Wednesday.
Officials said this is in line with guidance from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, Washington State Department of Health and the Whatcom County Public Health.
City officials said all employees and visitors are required to wear facemasks in all publicly accessible spaces in city buildings, which includes places where the public can enter without being accompanied by a city employee.
Also, all employees and visitors are required to wear facemasks in shared meeting spaces whenever outside visitors are invited in for meetings.
For more information on the city’s mask requirements, click here.
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