Mask wearing requirements around the region
May 20, 2020
The statewide Stay Home, Stay Safe mandate in response to the coronavirus has spawned an array of strategies intended to strike a balance between public health and economic concerns.
In La Conner, signage and designated customer waiting spaces have been employed – to mixed reviews – to encourage social distancing in the business district.
Elsewhere in the region, which has been in shutdown mode since March, emergency orders requiring the wearing of masks have been issued by communities similar in size and makeup to La Conner.
Advocates say those remedies lock down mouths and...