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Joint City & County Resolution on Requiring Masks in City/County Facilities

Post Date:07/01/2020 3:36 PM

Albany, GA – The Mayor and Board of Commissioners adopted a joint resolution with the Dougherty County Commission to require citizens of Albany, Georgia, and Dougherty County to wear face masks in City and County Buildings during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and Recovery.

The City and Dougherty County recognize that it is critical to continue maintaining 6-feet social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19. In addition to social distancing, using simple cloth face coverings, as recommended by CDC, can further aid in slowing the spread of the virus by reducing the chances of asymptomatic people transmitting the virus to others.

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