Cedar Rapids issues face covering mandate

A mask mandate is now in place for Cedar Rapids.

Mayor Brad Hart signed an emergency proclamation that make face coverings mandatory in public places throughout Cedar Rapids effective immediately.

In a press release, Mayor Brad Hart said "We have continued to see an increase of cases throughout Iowa, making a mask mandate more critical than ever to slow the spread in our community."

Enforcement of the mandate will focus on education, and stressing the health and safety of the community.

Cedar Rapids Police will be distributing masks to those who don't wear one.

Full release from the City of Cedar Rapids here.

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