The county has entered Phase 2 re-opening and local health officials are reminding residents about the importance of wearing face coverings. According to the CDC, a face covering is any paper or cloth (like a bandana or scarf) that is well-secured and covers your nose and mouth.
Montgomery County released a Health Directive that emphasizes where face coverings should be worn: in both indoor and outdoor spaces where six-foot physical distancing is challenging to maintain. Children over the age of two are also required to wear a face covering.
County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles explains how doing your part can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the video below:
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