The Gilbert Town Council has adopted an emergency order requiring the wearing of face coverings in public effective today, June 19, 2020 at 5 PM.┬á­čśĚ

Under the emergency order, people are required to wear a face covering in the following circumstances:

Ôľ¬´ŞĆ┬áWhen entering and while inside Town-owned buildings and facilities

Ôľ¬´ŞĆ┬áIn such indoor or outdoor places where persons are unable to maintain safe physical distancing (six or more feet separation) from others not of their own household.

The following exceptions are in place:

Ôľ¬´ŞĆ Those who cannot wear a face-covering due to a medical or behavioral condition

Ôľ¬´ŞĆ┬áChildren under 6 years of age

Ôľ¬´ŞĆ┬áRestaurant patrons while they are dining

Ôľ¬´ŞĆ┬áWhen complying with directions of law enforcement officers

Ôľ¬´ŞĆ┬áIn settings where it is not practical or feasible to wear a face covering, including when obtaining or rendering goods or services, such as the receipt of dental services or while swimming

Ôľ¬´ŞĆ┬áAnyone who has trouble breathing, is unconscious, incapacitated, or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance

Local businesses that are open to the public are being asked to post signage at entrances and at other appropriate locations stating that customers (or visitors) are required to wear face coverings by order of the Gilbert Town Council.

Businesses can download sign options at glbrt.is/C19BizHelp. 

The emergency order will remain in effect for 30 days or until modified or rescinded.

To view the emergency order and for more information on GilbertÔÇÖs COVID-19 efforts, visit┬áÔ×í´ŞĆ┬ágilbertaz.gov/COVID19

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