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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Mayor Packer: Businesses Must Require Customers and Employees Wear Face Coverings Due to COVID-19

Mayor John Packer today issued an order requiring businesses to enforce the wearing of facial coverings for customers and employees due to the COVID-19 Virus.  The Order is effective beginning at midnight today, June 29, 2020.

Face coverings must be worn at all times by persons over the age of two years old and who can medically tolerate doing so when in public places within the City of Marble Falls.  The requirement applies to employees, customers and clients of businesses within the City.

The City of Marble Falls encourages residents to follow this Order to protect themselves and others from the virus.  The goal is to protect the spread of the COVID-19 Virus.

Businesses are expected to be community partners by ensuring employees and customers wear face coverings.  Businesses can turn away anyone who refuses to wear a face covering.

As of June 29, 2020 Dr. Madrigal, Burnet County Health Authority, reported 121 new cases in Bunet County since June 22, 2020.

A notice of requirement for facial coverings is available on the City website at www.marblefallstx.gov and should be posted at the entrances to each business in a location sufficient to provide notice to employees and customers. 

Recommended minimum health protocols outlined by DSHS and the Governor’s Report to Open Texas is available at www.gov.texas.gov/opentexas.

Up to date COVID-19 information for the City of Marble Falls is available at www.marblefallstx.gov/newsflash.

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