Summerville extends mask ordinance for the next 60 days

Summerville extends mask ordinance for the next 60 days
The town of Summerville has extended its mask ordinance. Town council voted Thursday night to extend the ordinance for the next 60 days. (Source: Live 5 News)

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The town of Summerville has extended its mask ordinance. Town council voted Thursday night to extend the ordinance for the next 60 days.

Town officials say the public will be required to wear face coverings in certain circumstances through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021.

The ordinance is as follows:

  • All persons entering a grocery store, pharmacy, or Town owned or operated building in town must wear a face covering while inside the establishment or facility. For purposes of this ordinance, the term ‘grocery store’ shall mean a retail establishment that primarily sells food, but may also sell other convenience and household goods; the term does not include a convenience store. The business shall not have responsibility for enforcing this requirement, but shall post conspicuous signage at all entrances informing its patrons of the requirements of this section.
  • All restaurants, retail stores, salons, barber shops, grocery stores, pharmacies, and Town buildings and indoor facilities in town must require their employees to wear a face covering at all times while having face to face interaction with the public or other employees.

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