When mask mandate in EBR Parish goes into effect

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced Wednesday, July 1 she intends to sign an executive order to mandate face coverings as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to increase.

The mandate goes into effect July 3 at 12 p.m. and will remain in effect through Aug. 3. The order will be reevaluated before Aug. 3 to determine if it needs to continue or not.

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