Governor DeWine Issues Statewide Mask Order – Effective 7/23/2020 at 6 pm

Governor DeWine announced that beginning on Thursday, July 23, at 6:00 PM, a statewide mask mandate will go into effect for citizens living in all 88 Ohio counties. All individuals in Ohio must wear facial coverings in public at all times when: at an indoor location that is not a residence; outdoors, but unable to maintain six-foot social distance from people who are not household members; waiting for, riding, driving, or operating public transportation, such as a taxi, a car service, or a private car used for ride-sharing. 

The order only requires those 10 years old or older to wear a mask. Additional exclusions include those with a medical condition or a disability or those communicating with someone with a disability; those who are actively exercising or playing sports, at religious services, involved in public safety, or actively eating or drinking. 

For additional information regarding statewide mask mandate visit: www.coronavirus.ohio.gov.

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