Clay County supervisors OK mask order
3-2 vote requires residents to wear face covering in public spaces
December 3, 2020
Clay County residents are now required to wear a face mask in public settings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 following a split vote Tuesday by the board of supervisors.
The order applies only if individuals cannot maintain six feet of distance between one another, both indoors and outdoors. Legal counsel noted townships and municipalities in Clay County can opt out of participation by passing their own ordinances. There is no penalty for those who violate the regulation.
Supervisors Burlin Matthews, Dan Skelton and Randy Swanson voted in favor of the mask mandate, while supervisors Barry...