Policy Summary

This ordinance requires customers of retail establishments, including grocery stores and any other business that sells non-prepared food, to wear face coverings while inside the enclosed area of the establishment (§§ 1(5)(a), 2(1)). It also requires retail establishment employees to wear face coverings in areas open to the general public and where social distance cannot be maintained between employees (§ 2(2)). Exceptions to the requirement include children under 10 (provided that their parents use reasonable efforts to secure compliance) and individuals with medical or behavioral conditions or religious beliefs that prevent compliance (§ 3).

Background Information

State South Carolina
Jurisdiction Name York
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 5,000-50,000

Policy Details

Emergency management?


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