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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Mask Ordinance Repealed in the City of Whitewater

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Whitewater, Wis. May 19, 2021- The City of Whitewater Common Council approved the motion to repeal the mask ordinance that was in place through June 30, 2021. Masks are no longer mandated to be worn within the city as of May 19, 2021.

Based on the safety guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), masks will no longer be required. Residents are encouraged to follow these safety guidelines and the direction of local health officials to maintain a safe environment. It is also encouraged to respect those who choose to continue to wear a mask.

As of June 1st, the City of Whitewater will begin conducting common council meetings in person along with a virtual option.

The City of Whitewater provides efficient and high-quality services which support living, learning, playing and working in an exceptional community. Visit www.whitewater-wi.gov for community information and updates.

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Additional information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • If you are fully vaccinatedyou can resume activities that you did prior to the pandemic. 
  • Fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal or territorial laws, rules and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. 
  • If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, find a vaccine.

Safer Activities

  • COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic.

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