Edmond’s mask mandate went into effect Wednesday.
The mandate states that facial coverings must be worn at all times when inside any public place. The mandate recommends wearing non-disposable or disposable facial coverings.
The mandate went into effect Wednesday and is scheduled to expire Oct. 12.
Exceptions to the mandate are:
— Persons under 11 years of age unless required by a school or day care to wear a face covering.
— Persons working in a professional office who do not have any face-to-face interactions with the public.
— Restaurant patrons while eating or drinking.
— Persons in a setting where it is not practical or feasible to wear a face covering, such as when receiving dental services, medical treatments or while swimming or at a splash park.
— Persons engaged in any competitive sporting activities, whether professional, amateur or merely for recreational purposes.
— Persons engaged in performing cardio exercise, but they should make a reasonable effort to practice social distancing from persons not from their household.
— Persons inside any federal, state or county government building or other facility.
— Persons inside any public or private school building or other facility unless required by the school to wear a face covering.
— Persons with a developmental disability, including persons who are deaf and hard of hearing, and also mental and psychiatric disability.