Face masks required for Augusta government buildings; violators will be penalized

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

PHOTO: 3M N95-type and N100-type face(Source: CDC / Debora Cartagena)

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Augusta Commission has approved a written ordinance of requiring face masks to be worn inside government buildings and penalities for violations.

The ordinance states that anyone over the age of two must wear a mask, with minimal exceptions.

Violation of the ordinance could result in a fine up to $1,000 and/or imprisonment in the county jail for up to 60 days.

LINK FOR MOBILE USERS: Ordinace of penalities for face coverings

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