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Full text of the town’s facemask ordinance

To help clear up any confusion, here is the full text of the facemask ordinance passed by the Town Council Wednesday evening. In order to get to the most pertinent information, skip the Whereas introduction:
EMERGENCY ORDINANCE III OF THE TOWN OF NEW SHOREHAM
ADOPTED June 24, 2020 MASKS
WHEREAS, on January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization designated the coronavirus, COVID-19, outbreak as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern;
WHEREAS, on January 31, 2020, the Rhode Island Department of Health established an Incident Command System response to COVID-19;
WHEREAS, on January 31, 2020, the United States Health

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