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Kentucky Governor signs executive order for mask usage in public.

From WRIL -

In his Thursday afternoon July 9, 2020 COVID-19 update, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced that he has signed a mandatory Executive Order going into effect at 5pm July 10, 2020 that masks must be worn in public and certain situations. This order runs for (30) thirty days and will then be re-evaluated.


The governor stated that all customers in retail facilities, in grocery stories, and if you are indoors or outdoors and can't get 6 ft from another individual, must wear a face covering or mask. Governor Beshear stated this is to protect employees, customers, an individuals in the public.


There are exceptions to this rule including children under five years old, those with respiratory issues, and those exercising six feet away from others.


According to the governor, this executive order will enforced by local health departments and he says if you go into a store, business, or restaurant and refuse to wear a mask you will not be served.


Governor Beshear is scheduled to be interviewed on 106.3fm The Big One at 10:00am and we will speak to him about this and other issues.

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