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Face Coverings Required For Covid 19

Mask For Covid 19

Every person working, living, visiting, or doing business in Orange County is required to wear a Face Covering consistent with the current CDC guideline while in any public place. 

 Medical and surgical face masks, such as"N95" masks or similar medical or surgical masks should be reserved for health care personnel and other first responders with the greatest need for such personal protective equipment. Persons are encouraged to review and comply with the CDC and Florida Department of Health guidelines on personal protective equipment, including with the respect to the use of a medical or surgical face masks, such as an "N95" mask or similar medical or surgical mask. 

c. All businesses are strongly encouraged to follow CDC guidelines or industry standards(if any)on face coverings and social distancing. Businesses are reminded that Executive Order 2020-12 requires that both employees and patrons of businesses that require employee s and patrons to be within six(6)feet must wear a face mask or covering unless the wearing of the patron's face mask or covering would impede the patron's service, in which case only the service provider must wear a face mask or covering. 

d. All businesses are encouraged to prohibit entry of each person who is not wearing a face-covering with the exception of those below-listed persons. 

Section 3. Exceptions
a. Nothing herein shall require the wearing of face coverings by the following people: 

i.) Persons under the age of two years old; or 

ii.) Persons who mask face covering would cause impairment due to an existing health condition; or 

Persons working in a profession who do not have any face-to-face interactions with the public; or 

Persons working in a profession where the use of a face-covering will not be compatible with the duties of the profession; or 

Persons exercising while observing social distancing in accordance with the CDC guidelines. 

b. This Order does not apply to employees and patrons of first response, government, healthcare or medical, veterinarian, shelter or rehabilitation, childcare, utility 

providers, construction, or transit agencies. 

Applicability. This Order is in addition to the Executive Orders issued by Governor De Santis. Any provision(s) within this Order that conflict(s) with any State or Federal law or constitutional provisions, or conflict(s) with or are superseded by a current or subsequently-issued Executive Order of the Governor or President of the United States, shall be deemed inapplicable and deemed to be severed from this Order, with the remainder of the Order remaining "intact and in full force and effect. This Order applies to incorporated and unincorporated Orange County. 

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