Mayor Jim Coppinger issues a face mask mandate for Hamilton County


People in Hamilton County will soon be required to wear a face covering or mask in public to help curb the spread of COVID-19, Mayor Jim Coppinger said during a press briefing on Monday.

Starting after midnight on July 10, citizens who refuse to cover their face could receive a Class C misdemeanor, with penalties ranging from a $50 fine up to 30 days in jail.

Read the full story at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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