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

COLUMBUS—State Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown) issued a statement today following Gov. DeWine’s executive order to require facemasks in Trumbull County. Trumbull County is one of 12 counties, including Clermont, Fairfield, Lorain, Pickaway, Summit, Wood, Butler, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Hamilton, Montgomery and Trumbull, that are subject to the governor’s mask mandate. 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.


“The science is clear – wearing a mask reduces the spread of the coronavirus. A patchwork approach is not the way to combat a public health pandemic. We need a consistent statewide and national message about the effectiveness of masks in reducing the spread of COVID so residents and visitors around Ohio will take this seriously and stay safe,” Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan said.

 
 
 
  
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