Brzezny calls on residents to wear masks
Directive is voluntary, not enforceable
Last updated 6/4/2020 at 12:17pm
RITZVILLE — Adams County Health Officer Dr. Alexander Brzezny has issued a directive suggesting residents and visitors wear face coverings in public.
The county was granted a variance to move to Phase 2 "reopening" Friday, May 22; and Brzezny issued the face covering directive effective May 26.
The directive is voluntary and not enforceable by law.
Brzezny said Phase 2 will result in Adams County residents and visitors being more likely to have interactions with non-household members.
“The frequency of person-to-person contacts will simply go up as more businesses are allowed to open, a...