Mandatory Mask Directive for Enclosed Public Spaces

As of July 7, 2020 it is mandatory to wear a mask (face covering) in enclosed public spaces within the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry, Prescott-Russell and the City of Cornwall. Details are available in the links below.

Public Health Directive for Mandatory Mask Use in Enclosed Public Spaces

Local Health Units Announce Regional Approach to Mandatory Masks – EOHU press release July 6, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions: EOHU Directive for Mandatory Masking in Enclosed Public Spaces

Masks (Face Coverings) – General information on how to use face masks

Synopsis of Literature to Date on Masks and Reducing the Spread of COVID-19

Additional Information for Operators of Enclosed Public Spaces:

Mask Required – 8.5x11 sign for businesses and organizations to post at their entrances

Mandatory Masking and Respect Campaign - Poster for Indoor Public Places (11 x 17 poster)

Sample Policy for Mandatory Use of Mask – The Directive requires operators to have a mandatory mask policy in place. This is a sample policy that operators can use or adapt to their needs.

Letter from the Medical Officer of Health to Employers, Business Owners and Operators (July 17, 2020)

Eastern Ontatio Health Unit / Bureau de santé de l'Ontario