Letter: Hoping that masks will be required

Graphic by Lori Deaton

[Regarding “County Recommends Return to Masking in Indoor Public Spaces,” Aug. 11, Xpress:] I think each business owner should make the decision, but I strongly hope that most of them will require masks! I myself plan to wear them indoors. I also hope the county and city government will require masks in all public indoor spaces.

— Marti Wilmering

Editor’s note: The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners voted Aug. 18 to declare a renewed emergency due to the coronavirus, as well as reinstate a mask mandate for all public indoor facilities in Asheville, Montreat, Woodfin, Weaverville and unincorporated county areas.


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