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The landmark Lock 3 Park, Akron, Ohio, USA

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Akron could be the next big city in Ohio to have its residents, employees, and visitors wear masks at all times.

From WEWS News 5 Cleveland:

Councilwoman Tara Mosley-Samples has drafted an ordinance that would require masks at all public locations, unless a person is eating, works in a place that prohibits facial coverings, working alone in an assigned area or has health reasons.

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According to the draft of the ordinance, anyone found in violation of the ordinance could be charged with a misdemeanor.

This comes after Dayton took the step to become the state’s first city “to require masks.”

The ordinance is slated to be introduced on July 13.

 

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Article Courtesy of WEWS News 5 Cleveland

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LOCAL NEWS: Akron City Council Considers Making Mask Wearing Mandatory in the City  was originally published on wzakcleveland.com