McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – McKinney Mayor George Fuller announced a new mask requirement Monday afternoon for businesses and nonprofits.READ MORE: Brazos River Authority Issues Warning About Potential Danger Of Algae In Lake Granbury
It will take effect Wednesday, July 1 at 12:01 p.m.
Exceptions are carved out for when masks interfere with the performance of services (like if you’re getting a facial) or the consumption of goods (eating at a restaurant.)'We Have Run Into A Little Bit Of A Struggle': North Texas Restaurants Having A Hard Time Staffing Up
“The Policy must require, at a minimum, that all employees and visitors to the entity’s business premises or other facilities wear face coverings that cover the nose and mouth when in an area or while performing an activity which will necessarily involve close contact or proximity to coworkers or the public,” the declaration states. “The Policy may allow individuals with an operational need to remove a face covering so long as such operational needs are specifically addressed in the Policy.”
Here is the full declaration:
Mayor Fuller’s 19-year-old daughter tested positive for COVID-19 in April.MORE NEWS: 20 Migrants, Including 2 Children Found In Trailer Without Ventilation At Immigration Checkpoint
Also in late March, Mayor Fuller imposed a shelter in place order that was challenged in court. The judge ultimately tossed out the lawsuit.