CA announces statewide mask mandate

Photo of sign on a shop window that says "STOP Face Mask Required"
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A statewide mask mandate, which will require individuals to wear masks in indoor public spaces regardless of vaccination status, has been issued in the state of California due to a rise in COVID-19 cases since Thanksgiving and the omicron variant. The mandate will be in effect from Dec. 15 to Jan. 15.

The California Department of Public Health announced Monday a statewide mask mandate effective Dec. 15 through Jan. 15.
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