What’s considered a public place?
The ordinance covers indoor places that are generally open to the public, including: public, private or nonprofit workplaces, schools, child care centers, places of worship, private clubs, commercial or business establishments, public transportation, including buses, taxis and ride-share vehicles under apps like Uber or Lyft.
What public places or other situations are exempt from mask-wearing?
Courts, group living arrangements, medical offices or pharmacies, drug or mental health treatment centers, local, state and federal government offices, airport travel, polling places, people who may be communicating with people who are deaf or hard of hearing, as long as social distancing can be followed, people who are swimming or showering and may get a mask wet, first responders if it would interfere with their job, people who are alone in a room or office with walls or barriers that are higher than face level, among others.
During the workday, people…