Palm Beach County commissioners mandate face masks in public buildings

first_imgAs the numbers of COVID-19 cases continue to rise at a high rate, Palm Beach County commissioners have voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of requiring face masks to be worn inside public buildings to help prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus.The vote was 7-0 in favor of mandating that masks be worn in public places.“The order is going to mandate that masks be worn inside businesses or any building where the public has a right to access,” said Mayor Dave Kerner. “There will be some exemptions.”County officials said you likely won’t have to wear a mask on the beach or inside a gym where social distancing is an option.last_img