A resolution mandating masks be worn in all public spaces has been passed.

Here are the mask resolution health order facts:

➡️ McCall City Council passed a resolution and health order (4 votes to 1) requiring masks in McCall in all public indoor spaces or when 6ft can’t be maintained.

➡️ Education is always the goal but the order is paired with a fine of $100.

➡️ The mandate begins at Midnight on July 2nd.

➡️ Why? To keep the public safe, businesses open and to support the outpouring of comments from the community.

➡️ Where? Indoors in all buildings inside City of McCall and 5 miles outside its city limits.

➡️ Learn more tomorrow at McCall.id.us/maskupmccall.

➡️ Meeting recording will be available in the morning of July 2nd.

Read more below - For even more see mccall.id.us/packets 

DEFINITIONS: For purposes of this Public Health Emergency Order “public place” shall mean any place open to all members of 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. “Members of the public” shall mean persons not therein employed, present without invitation. 2. EXEMPTIONS: a. Children under the age of 5. b. Persons who cannot medically tolerate wearing a face covering. A person is not required to provide documentation demonstrating that the person cannot medically tolerate wearing a face covering. c. Persons who are hearing impaired, or communicating with a person who is hearing impaired, where the ability to see the mouth is essential for communication. d. Persons, including on-duty law-enforcement officers, for whom wearing a face covering would create a risk to the person related to their work, as determined by local, state, or federal regulators or workplace safety guidelines. e. Persons who are obtaining a service involving the nose, face, or head for which temporary removal of the face covering is necessary to perform the service. f. Persons who are eating or drinking at a restaurant or other establishment that offers food or beverage service, so long as the person is able to maintain a distance of 6 feet away from persons who are not members of the same household or party as the person. g. Outdoor public places where a person can employ social distancing as recommended by CDC where the person is able to maintain a distance of 6 feet away from persons who are not members of the same household or party as the person. Page 5 of 5 Resolution 20-xx Public Face Coverings Policy July 1, 2020 h. Persons who are engaged in indoor exercise, so long as they engage in social distancing. SECTION 2. PENALTIES Any person who violates any provisions of this Order, shall be guilty of an infraction, punishable by a fine of $100. SECTION 3. EFFECTIVE DATE AND SUNSET DATE This Emergency Order shall take effect at 12:00 a.m., on July 2, 2020 and shall remain in effect until August 1, 2020 unless extended by the City Council.

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