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August 05, 2020

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Mask Requirements

  • Face masks will be required in all Tarrant County businesses and at outdoor gatherings with more than 100 people beginning at 6 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Aug. 3. This applies to employees and visitors at businesses that offer goods or services to the public.
  • Individuals are required to wear masks when in areas open to the public where social distancing is not feasible and where it is estimated that 100 people or more are present.
  • All people 10 years or older are strongly urged to wear a face-covering over their nose and mouth when in an area open to the public where it is difficult to keep six feet away from other people or working in areas that involve proximity with coworkers. 
  • The requirement of a face covering does not apply if covering the nose and mouth poses a significant mental or physical health risk to the individual. 
  • Face coverings include masks, scarves, bandannas, or a handkerchief. And residents are asked to maintain social distancing of at least six feet from others when not in their own homes.
  • At restaurants, people should wear a mask when walking in and keep it on until they are seated. Then they can take the mask off. But if they get up to walk around, or go to the restroom, they should put the mask back on, officials said.
  • Face coverings include masks, scarves, bandannas, or a handkerchief. 
  • Churches and polling places for voting are exempt.


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