Port Orange Mayor Issues Face Mask Proclamation

An official statement from the City of Port Orange on Monday, July 6, 2020 at 5:30 PM

By proclamation of the Mayor of Port Orange, Donald O. Burnette proclaims this month of July 2020 as “wear a face covering” month in the City of Port Orange.

This month will highlight the necessity of the wearing of face coverings when social distancing is not attainable throughout the City of Port Orange and urges all residents and businesses to do the same.  

“Our responsibility to protect the public health is serious and of great importance,” said Mayor Burnette. “We are at a critical point in the battle against this dreaded virus and we are asking for everyone’s help for the next 30 days so that we can beat this virus down for the benefit of all.” 

Specifically, the proclamation states:

The mayor encourages all businesses to prohibit entry of any person who is not wearing a face covering (with some exceptions.)

To read the Proclamation in full, please click here.

This action follows a similar proclamation from Ormond Beach, and mask mandates from NSB, Daytona Beach and DeLand.

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