State Mask Mandate Effective Aug. 1, 2020

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As of Saturday, August 1, 2020, Vermonters shall wear masks or cloth facial coverings over their
nose and mouth any time they are in public spaces, indoors or outdoors, where they come in contact
with others from outside their households, especially in congregate settings, and where it is not
possible to maintain a physical distance of at least six feet.

Nothing in this Order or any other State health and safety guidance shall require the use of a mask
or cloth facial covering when someone is engaged in strenuous exercise or activity, for anyone
under the age of 2, any child or adult with a medical or developmental issue or challenge that is
complicated or irritated by a facial covering, anyone with difficulty breathing or as further set forth
in guidance issued by VDH.

Link to this mandate can be found here.