Chatham County renews order requiring the use of face masks

Chatham County renews order requiring the use of face masks

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Chatham County Board of Commission Chairman Chester A. Ellis has continued the county-wide state of emergency requiring the wearing of face masks for the 11th time, according to a release.

The order renewed at 12:00 a.m. on Wednesday and remains in effect until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 30th unless otherwise updated or canceled. Face masks and coverings are required in all commercial establishments, public places, government buildings or in group of 10 people or more. Masks and coverings must cover both the nose and the mouth.

Social distancing of six feet is also required. Hand washing or use of an alcohol-based sanitizer is encouraged.

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