Wyoming County Public Health Officers Ask Governor Gordon for Mask Mandate

Wyoming County Public Health Officers Ask Governor Gordon for Mask Mandate

WYOMING – The public health officers from each Wyoming county have formally sent a letter to Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, asking him to enact a statewide mask mandate in the face of what is believed to be an uptick of COVID-19.

We understand that there is a mechanism for each county to individually mandate a mask ordinance. However, this would take considerably more time and would likely be less consistently achieved. We feel that a statewide mandate sends a more powerful and effective message in a more timely manner.

Governor Mark Gordon will be holding a press conference tomorrow afternoon to discuss COVID-19 updates, along with State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist.

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You can read the letter in its entirety below: