Rep. Ingram's Statement On State Mask Mandate For Hamilton County
County falls in Level 3 of the state's new COVID-19 alert system
 
 

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Catherine Ingram (D-Cincinnati) issued a statement today following Gov. DeWine’s executive order to require facemasks in several Ohio counties, including Butler, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Hamilton, Huron, Montgomery, and Trumbull. Each of the counties falls within Level 3 of the state’s new Public Health Advisory System, which was unveiled July 2. Level 3 indicates very high exposure and spread of coronavirus.


Several cities in Ohio have already moved to require facemasks, including Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton.


“Though the City of Cincinnati has already taken action to require face coverage, it is important that the entire county be included in order to address the total spread. This is only one action that we must take to save lives, young and old, especially in our most vulnerable communities,” Rep. Ingram said.


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