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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Town of Brookline to Require Face Coverings Indoors Townwide

BROOKLINE, MA - Beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 27, every individual will be required to wear a face covering over their mouth and nose at all times while indoors, including at businesses, restaurants, clubs, places of assembly, municipal buildings and any other location open to the general public. Individuals with medical conditions that prevent them from safely wearing face coverings should wear plastic face shields.

Restaurant customers are required to keep their face coverings on while indoors, unless actively eating or drinking.

The order applies to all residents and visitors ages 2 and older.

Food service employees must also wear gloves. Additionally, all entry doors must have a mask advisory posted, and establishments must enhance their employee illness surveillance protocols.

Public Health Communications Resources for Brookline Businesses:

The Town of Brookline has provided the following public health signs for businesses to display in there storefronts regarding this mask requirement:

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