SUBLETTE COUNTY — Sublette County’s COVID-19 Coronavirus mask order has been extended through January 8, 2021, with the following modifications:
- Section 2 expands the definition of a “business” to include “any business entity (retail or commercial) that employs or engages workers or volunteers.”
- Section 6 follows from that expanded definition and requires people in work spaces to wear masks (whether or not members of the public enter those spaces) when social distancing cannot be maintained.
- Section 8b defines minors exempt from this order as those under the age of 12. Children 3 to 12 years of age are encouraged to wear face coverings.
- Section 8k requires a person to remove a face covering when requested by law enforcement officials for identification purposes.
This countywide mask order applies to situations when a person is inside, or in line to enter, any business, or any government facility open to the public, including county and municipal buildings; for visits to health care facilities and service providers; and for transportation such ride-sharing or shuttle services.
Although children under the age of 12 are exempt from the county order, this order has does not apply to school settings. Wyoming Health Order Number 1 sets out requirements for social distancing and masking for the state’s school systems.
People can read the full details of the mask order below.
THE LATEST COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS NEWS & INFO FROM THE WYOMING DEPT. OF HEALTH
What to do if you feel sick: If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and are showing symptoms, please call your primary care provider or seek medical attention.
Please follow these tips to slow the spread of this virus:
- Follow Public Health Orders
- Wear cloth face coverings in public settings, especially when physical distancing of at least 6 feet isn’t practical.
- Stay home when sick and avoid other people unless you need medical attention.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Older people and those with health conditions that mean they have a higher chance of getting seriously ill should avoid close-contact situations.
- Long-term care and healthcare facilities should follow guidelines for infection control and prevention.
For current news, updates, closures and resources, please visit our COVID-19 Coronavirus page here.