Owasso City Council unanimously approves mask wearing resolution

The city pledges to support businesses and places that require masks

OWASSO, Okla. — Owasso City Council unanimously voted to pass a resolution on wearing masks on Tuesday night.

Owasso City Council Passes Resolution Encouraging Masks & Other Protective Measures

Posted by City of Owasso, OK - Gov on Tuesday, November 17, 2020

In a press release from the city, the resolution strongly encourages the use of masks and other protective measures.

The resolution was created in an effort to help stop the spread of COVID-19 as recent cases have increased in the area.

“The Resolution strongly encourages the use of masks and other protective measures to reduce community transmission of the COVID-19 virus, and pledges support to those property owners and businesses who require the use of masks in the City of Owasso.”

The release also said the City of Owasso and Owasso Police Department have pledged their support to businesses and places that require masks.

“The resolution also strongly recommends and encourages all places of business, workplaces, retail stores, businesses, restaurants & bars, fitness centers, places of worship, businesses providing personal services, and medical and healthcare facilities in the City of Owasso require the use of masks/facial coverings on such properties.”

According to the city this is not a mask mandate. People will not be fined for not wearing a mask.

Click here to view a copy of the resolution.

Ben Morgan

News Editor

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