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BREAKING: Mandatory Ohio Mask order takes effect Thursday

Beginning Thursday at 6 p.m., all Ohio counties are under a mandatory mask order while out in public.

Masks must be worn at all times when:

At an indoor location that’s not a residence.

Outdoors, when unable to keep 6-feet social distance from those not in your household.

When waiting for, riding, driving, or operating public transportation -taxi, car service, private rideshare.

This order only requires those who are 10 years old or older to wear a mask. In addition, the following do not need to wear a mask:

– Those with a medical condition or disability or those communicating with someone with a disability.

– Those who are actively exercising or playing sports.

– Those who are officiants at religious services.

– Those who are actively involved in public safety.

– Those who are actively eating or drinking.

See Thursday’s edition of the Times for the full story.

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