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Post Date:04/09/2020 3:47 PM

The City of Delray Beach has issued an Emergency Declaration, effective Saturday, April 11, 2020 and to remain in effect until Friday, May 1, 2020, asking all visitors and residents to wear masks when inside grocery stores, convenience stores, retail establishments, pharmacies, retail food facilities or restaurants, and while performing construction or delivery activities.

Masks can take any form, as long as they cover the nose and mouth. Homemade masks, made from scarfs, bandanas, handkerchiefs or other similar cloth coverings, are encouraged to reduce the demand on medical or surgical masks needed by healthcare workers.

Employees of grocery stores, convenience stores, retail establishments, pharmacies, retail food facilities, and restaurants shall wear a mask at all times while inside the facility, and all establishments will require that customers wear masks while inside.

Additionally, all persons providing delivery services must wear a mask while making deliveries and construction workers are required to wear masks while on the construction site.

All other essential retail and commercial establishments are strongly encouraged to require the use of masks and other personal protective equipment, such as gloves, subject to the availability of such items.

For more information or to view the Emergency Declaration, please visit:

PDF Version: Emergency Declaration COVID-19, April 9, 2020

For information on how to make your own mask out of household materials as recommended by the CDC view the following.


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