Policy Summary

This proclamation mandates that persons wear facial coverings outside of their households while in contact with people in private or public where social distancing is not possible or not being followed, including in grocery stores. It further identifies that facial coverings are the best defense against the spread of COVID-19, even if it is possible to maintain a social distance. It provides exemptions, including e.g., for those unable due to a medical condition, for religious beliefs, and for persons under 12 years old.

Background Information

State North Carolina
Jurisdiction Name Greensboro
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 200,000-800,000

Policy Details

Emergency management?


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