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Press Release - Face Coverings in Enclosed Public Spaces

August 04, 2020

August 4, 2020

Face Coverings in Enclosed Public Spaces

SWPH has issued a Letter of Instruction requiring persons within enclosed public spaces to wear a face covering.

The Township of Norwich will be considering the matter of a local by-law as suggested by SWPH, in the coming weeks.the Township does NOT have the authority, under such a by-law or any other mechanism, to exempt local businesses, organizations, or individuals from the requirements to wear face masks as required in the Letter of Instruction issued by SWPH July 30th.Those requirements remain in force and effect until such time as they are altered by SWPH.

For any further details regarding the Letter of Instruction or other questions respecting the COVID 19 pandemic, please refer to the SWPH website at