Updated Universal Face Covering Order

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Released: May 7, 2021

The Chester County Health Department supports the updated Universal Face Covering Order issued by the Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health on May 3, 2021, with the following modification: Individuals engaging in high exertion OUTDOOR activities, including but not limited to, athletics, exercise or play activities, are NOT required to wear masks when actively engaged in those activities.

Information on the order can be found here: https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Guidance/Universal-Masking-FAQ.aspx



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