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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Department of Health Releases Answers to Questions Dealing with Face Covering Mandate

As part of Minnesota’s mandatory wearing of masks and face coverings, the Minnesota Department of Health has released answers to frequently asked questions regarding face coverings and links that provide more detailed analysis of some of those questions.

The questions include, “How do face coverings slow the spread of COVID-19?”, “How do we know face coverings are effective?”, “Why is there a state mandate?”, “How long will the Executive Order be in effect?”, “What is the penalty for not wearing a mask?”, “I have a valid permit to carry a handgun – am I prevent from carrying a handgun while wearing a face covering?”, “Does this apply to places of worship?”, “What are the requirements for face coverings at work?” “What are the requirements for schools?” and “What are the requirements for child care, preschool and pre-kindergarten?”

 For the complete list of questions and answers, go to this link: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/facecoverfaq.html

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