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California Issues Statewide Guidance for Mandatory Cloth Face Coverings

Jul 06, 2020

On June 18, the California Department of Public Health issued a statewide "Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings." Although the guidance is not an executive order and does not refer to any authorizing legal authority, Gov. Gavin Newsom tweeted, "NEW: Californians are now REQUIRED to wear face coverings in public spaces." California's COVID-19 webpage also states that Californians "must wear face coverings in common and public indoor spaces and outdoors when distancing is not possible." (Read More)

Article By: Charles L. Thompson, IV © Ogletree Deakins

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