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CITY OF WINFIELD COMMISSION PASSES MANDATORY MASK ORDINANCE

CITY OF WINFIELD COMMISSION PASSES MANDATORY MASK ORDINANCE

The Winfield City Commission passed an ordinance requiring persons to wear a face mask. The move is aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19. The new ordinance goes into effect Friday, July 10th, 2020. For details about the ordinance please read the ordinance and FAQs.

Mask Ordinance FAQs

WHEN DOES THIS ORDINANCE TAKE EFFECT?

WHAT DOES THIS ORDINANCE REQUIRE?

HOW WILL THIS ORDINANCE BE ENFORCED? WHAT IS THE FINE SCHEDULE?

WHAT COUNTS AS A MASK?

WHAT IS A PUBLIC SPACE?

DO I HAVE TO WEAR A MASK OUTSIDE?

DOES THIS APPLY TO BUSINESSES, ORGANIZATIONS AND NON-PROFITS?

I HAVE YOUNG CHILDREN, HOW DOES THIS ORDINANCE AFFECT THEM?

WHAT ABOUT MY ADULT ATHLETIC TEAM OR CHILDREN'S ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES?  WHAT ABOUT WHEN I AM AT THE FITNESS CENTER?

WHAT ABOUT MY CHILD'S DAYCARE?

WHAT ABOUT SCHOOL?

HOW DOES THIS APPLY TO BUSINESSES, ORGANIZATIONS OR NON-PROFITS?

WHAT IF IT IS UNSAFE TO WEAR A MASK AT MY JOB OR FOR MY EMPLOYEES?

WHAT DO I DO AT A RESTAURANT?

I HAVE A MEDICAL CONDITION OR MENTAL HEALTH CONDITION THAT PREVENTS ME FROM WEARING A MASK; WILL I BE PUNISHED FOR NOT WEARING A MASK?

I AM HEARING IMPAIRED OR COMMUNICATING WITH A PERSON WHO IS HEARING IMPAIRED WHERE THE MOUTH IS ESSENTIAL FOR COMMUNICATION; WILL I BE PUNISHED FOR NOT WEARING A MASK?

WHAT ABOUT WHEN I GO TO THE DENTIST OR TO GET A HAIRCUT OR SOME OTHER SERVICE INVOLVING THE NOSE OR FACE?

WHAT IF I MAKE A COMPLAINT AND AN OFFICER IS UNABLE TO RESPOND?