City of Rockledge Extends Face Mask/Face Covering Order Through April 30

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order signed and declared by Rockledge Mayor Thomas Price

The City of Rockledge announced on Monday that city officials have extended the face mask/ face covering order through April 30, 2021. The order was signed and declared by Rockledge Mayor Thomas Price.

BREVARD COUNTY • ROCKLEDGE, FLORIDA – The City of Rockledge announced on Monday that city officials have extended the face mask/ face covering order through April 30, 2021.

The order was signed and declared by Rockledge Mayor Thomas Price.

The order states all businesses with a storefront that allows customers in their building for the purpose of purchasing goods and services are strongly urged to post their face covering policies at points of entry in a visible and conspicuous manner for customers or other invitees to read prior to entering.

All businesses with a storefront that allows customers in their building for the purpose of purchasing goods and services are requested to prohibit entry of any person who is not wearing a face covering, with the exception of the below-listed persons:

■ Persons under six (6) years of age;
■ Persons for whom a face covering would cause impairment due to an existing health condition;
■ Persons working in a business or profession who do not have interactions with other persons;
■ Persons exercising while maintaining social distancing;
■ Persons working in an office when all interactions with others is done with social distancing as recommended by the CDC
■ Persons while eating and/or drinking at a restaurant; provided, however, that face coverings must otherwise be worn in restaurants;
■ Public Safety, fire and other life safety healthcare personnel, as their personal protective equipment requirements will be governed by their respective agencies;
■ The requirement shall not apply when a person who is hearing-impaired needs to see the mouth of someone wearing face-covering in order to communicate.

“In a further effort to reduce the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus and to protect the health and safety of citizens, residents and visitors of the City of Rockledge, I hereby declare that the City of Rockledge strongly encourages that every person working, living, visiting or doing business in the City of Rockledge wear a face-covering in any indoor public location, particularly those services deemed “essential,” to include grocery stores, drugstores, and convenience stores,” said Mayor Price.

Officials said the Order has been extended through April 30, 2021, “unless rescinded sooner, in support of the continued efforts to ensure public safety and health for citizens, residents and visitors of the City of Rockledge.”

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