Here are the 5 exceptions to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s COVID-19 mask rules
Gretchen Whitmer strengthened her mask rules Friday, but she also revealed the five exceptions that would allow someone to be inside businesses or public places without a mask. Children younger than five years oldChildren who are younger than five years old don’t have to follow the Michigan mask rules. Voting in electionResidents who go to a polling place for the purpose of voting in an election don’t have to wear masks. Mask order updateExecutive Order 2020-153 clarified Whitmer’s previous mask order. The order says public safety officers have to wear face coverings unless that would seriously interfere with doing their jobs.
Gov. Whitmer says Michigan businesses can’t assume unmasked customers have medical justification
Gretchen Whitmer strengthened her mask rules Friday, most notably saying that businesses can’t assume unmasked customers have medical justification for entering without a mask and must ask them to confirm. READ: Here are the 5 exceptions to Whitmer’s COVID-19 mask rulesExecutive Order 2020-153 clarified Whitmer’s previous mask order. The new order also requires public safety officers to wear face coverings unless that would seriously interfere with doing their jobs. “Wearing a mask is the right thing to do to protect our families, our businesses and our economy,” Whitmer said. Wearing a mask is a simple step that protects everyone.”Here are the five exceptions to Whitmer’s face covering rules:Children younger than five years old.
Police around Metro Detroit flooded by calls from residents reporting others not wearing masks
DETROIT – Police around Metro Detroit said they have been flooded with calls from residents reporting others aren’t following Michigan Gov. When people aren’t seeing others wearing masks in public spaces, some are calling 911. “Nobody is social distancing and nobody’s wearing masks,” one caller said about a public park. “There are 100 people in the complex.”In Livingston County, police are getting several 911 calls from people reporting others violating the mask rules or being in businesses where nobody was wearing masks on Monday. “I could keep a staff of 10 (on the mask calls),” Murphy said.