New Smyrna Beach adopts mask mandate as coronavirus pandemic continues
NEW SMRYNA BEACH, Fla. - New Smyrna Beach officials issued a mask mandate on Wednesday.
In a City Commission meeting, they discussed and adopted the resolution to requirepeople to use face coverings when in public. The resolution passed 3-2.
The order specifically states that "every person living, working, visiting or doing business in the City of New Smyrna Beach shall wear a face covering in any indoor location, other than home or residence."
However, there will reportedly be no penalties or enforcement for non-conpliance.
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Exceptions to the order include persons under the age of two or anyone who has an existing health condition that a mask would cause impairment.
The order also states that the resolution is effective immediately upon its final adoption.
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