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Masks or face coverings will soon be mandatory at City of Lethbridge facilities

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Masks or face coverings will soon be required at City of Lethbridge facilities.

Starting on Friday, August 7, non-medical masks or face coverings will be mandatory for anyone visiting or working in publicly accessible spaces within City owned and operated indoor facilities.

This includes City Hall, the Galt Museum, Fort Whoop Up, Helen Schuler Nature Centre, Lethbridge Regional Park ‘n’ Ride Transit Terminal, Lethbridge Airport Terminal, both public libraries and all ice arenas.

City officials say they are also working with facility operators in other City owned buildings to align with this direction.

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City Council has also directed the City Manager to look at legislation that directs the mandatory use of face coverings community-wide.

A draft bylaw is expected on August 10th.

Masks or face coverings are already mandatory for passengers using Lethbridge Transit.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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