Hinds County Board of Supervisors mandates the wearing of masks

Face MaskOn Monday, July 6, 2020, the Hinds County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to issue an order mandating that all residents in the unincorporated areas of Hinds County wear a mask/face cover while in public to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

The order is effective immediately and includes all individuals over two years of age.

Businesses are directed to require individuals to wear a mask/face cover before entering their establishments.

Face covers can be made of paper or cloth. Homemade coverings such as, bandanas, scarves and neck gaiters are all acceptable. Medical grade masks should be saved for healthcare workers.

For more information contact Sharon Sims at 601-906-6594 or ssims@co.hinds.ms.us.

 

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About Hinds County

The Hinds County Board of Supervisors is extremely proud of the improvements that are occurring in our great County. Hinds County has so much to offer approximately 245,000 residents and the hundreds of thousands of visitors we greet each year.  We are home to the emerging revitalizing downtown district of the State’s capital city to the charming and peaceful fields of the countryside. Our county has a rich southern history with a bright, diverse future and is an outstanding place to live, work, play and raise families.

Experience Hinds County for yourself and find out why we are Absolutely, More Than Just a Place…! Visit us at www.hindscountyms.com and connect with us @hindscountyms on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

 

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