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On Tuesday, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) reinstated the city’s indoor mask mandate, including those who are fully vaccinated, and even toddlers.
The CDPH is requiring masks be worn at all indoor public settings and must be worn by every person two and older. This includes bars, restaurants, gyms, and even common areas of residential buildings.
Wow! You’d think Chicago would be more concerned about all of the shooting deaths in their Democrat run city than they would for a flu with over a 99% survival rate.
“Similar to previous mask mandates, masks can be removed at restaurants, bars and other eating/drinking establishments by patrons when they are actively eating and drinking,” stated a press release, which specified that masks “can also be removed for certain activities that require their removal, such as beard shaves or facials.”
“Additionally, masks can be removed by employees in settings that are not open to the public, if employees are static and maintaining at least six feet from all other individuals (office cubicles, for example),” it added.
The mandate is expected to go into effect on Friday, August 20.
“With the highly transmissible Delta variant causing case rates to increase, now is the time to re-institute this measure to prevent further spread and save lives,” said CDPH Commissioner Allison Arwady, M.D..’
She added, “We continue to track the data closely and are hopeful this will only be temporary and we can bend the COVID curve, as we’ve done in the past.”
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