The City of Tulsa recently passed an ordinance that mandates the wearing of masks/cloth face coverings. Below is a summary of the ordinance, its requirements, exemptions, and penalties.
At our facilities, the policies, procedures, and precautions we have followed over the last several months, have served to protect us all, and comply with the city’s recent mandate.
Below is a recap of the ordinance, so you will know what is required outside your work environment.
Stay Safe, Stay Masked, Observe Social Distancing, and be Well.
MASK ORDINANCE RECAP
“WHEREAS, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings, particularly when social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, and when around people who do not live in same household and; WHEREAS, the Mayor of the City of Tulsa, joined with the Executive Director of the Tulsa Health Department, and other public health officials in consistently encouraging people to use face coverings, and health authorities have repeatedly emphasized that wearing face coverings is one of the most important and effective tools reducing the spread of COVID-19; and WHEREAS, given the current status of COVID-19 in the City of Tulsa, requiringthe use of face coverings is a targeted response that can combat the threat to public health using the least restrictive means, and if people follow this requirement, more extreme measures may be avoided;…”
FACE COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED
FACE COVERINGS ARE NOT REQUIRED
PENALTY FOR NOT WEARING FACE MASK
EXPIRATION – November 30, 2020 subject to repeal, modification, or extension
This is a link to the city’s ordinance https://www.cityoftulsa.org/media/13777/20-508-1mask-ordinance-revised-version-3-final.pdf if you would like to read the full document.