Valley County Health order still in effect from Central District Health until further notice.
Yes, Council Passed a Resolution that was a Health Order Policy. Ordinance 986 McCall Emergency Powers, give the Council the authority to pass such a resolution.
Yes, in this instance "public place" is any place open to all members of the public without specific invitation, including but not necessarily limited to, retail business establishments, government offices, medical, educational, arts and recreational institutions, public transportation, including taxi cabs and ridesharing vehicles.
The breakdown - You are required to wear a mask in all indoor public spaces, and in outdoor public spaces when 6ft distance cannot be maintained.
Facial coverings are not required to be worn under the following circumstances:
Just like anytime you break the law, you are opening yourself up to receiving a notice of violation for a public order. If you are cited in Valley County under the Central District Health Order it is a prosecutable offense and a misdemeanor.
As a business owner, it is your right to protect your business, facilities, and employee. This health order gives you the ability to enforce openly and clearly supporting your own mask policy. All businesses within McCall city limits and within 5 miles are subject to the city's health order. If a patron does not comply with the order you have the right to ask them to leave. If at any point feel that you are unsafe, or threaten or need law enforcement, please call 911.
Inside McCall City limits and within 5 miles around.
See the map: Emergency Powers Map.pdf
What would you do if you saw someone not wearing a seat belt? That is a great way to think about it!
Please consider leading by example.
Consider setting a good example, speaking to the business owner if you are feeling uncomfortable. It is not appropriate in this instance to call law enforcement that is up to the business owner. It is also not appropriate to shame or start an unnecessary altercation.
Mask Up McCall Signs are available through City Hall. 208-634-7142
No, the advisory order is a collection of strongly recommended guidelines that medical professionals have determined will help slow the spread. They are recommendations and not prosecutable by law. Note: Mask however are mandated by law and must be worn in public spaces.
The Advisory Order outlines many things you can do to reduce your chances of contracting or passing COIVD. The Advisory does stress that gathering is discouraged especially with those outside your normal household (those you live with). CDH recommends that for the greatest level of protection stay in your household group and avoid contact with others especially when not wearing a mask.