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Should You Wear a Mask? Four North Texas Health Experts Say Yes

Dallas Observer

Originally Posted: June 22, 2020

Despite last week’s record number of new COVID cases statewide, many Texans have ditched wearing a mask out in public. It’s no wonder: Recommendations from health officials are being consistently subverted by some government authorities.

Friday, Dallas County Commissioners approved an order that requires businesses to enforce mask wearing for employees and customers.

Yet President Donald Trump and Gov. Greg Abbott have both made their disdain for facial coverings clear. Trump largely refuses to wear one and makes disparaging remarks about those who do. Abbott tried to keep municipal leaders from enforcing citywide mask mandates. READ MORE