DOUGLAS COUNTY, Kan. (KSNT) – The Douglas County Commission voted to put in place a health order just for children 2-11 during the Wednesday night meeting. The mandate goes into effect immediately.
The mandate reads, “As of August 19, there is a public health order in Douglas County requiring youth ages 2 to 11 to wear a face-covering while inside public spaces.”
Public spaces include restaurants, grocery and retail stores, libraries, schools and public events/activities.
While there is no health order for those younger than two or older than 11, the county strongly encourages others to wear masks.