Policy Summary

This order requires all employees of essential businesses and food handlers to wear a face covering when interacting with the public and when working within six feet of a co-worker, and requires employers to provide face coverings for employees who do not use their own (§§ 3-4). It also requires all persons at all times to wear a face covering while inside a grocery store (§ 5), except for individuals with a medical condition or those otherwise exempted by the Department of Public Health, and allows an establishment to deny entry for violations of the order (§ 10).

Background Information

State Massachusetts
Jurisdiction Name Fitchburg
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 5,000-50,000

Policy Details

Emergency management?


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