WATCH: Colorado Governor Polis announces statewide mask order
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis issued a statewide mask mandate Thursday afternoon, after days of pressure from his fellow Democrats to make the move.
Polis announced at a news conference that he has issued an executive order requiring everyone over the age of 10 to wear a mask or other facial covering while in public indoor spaces. The order is effective at midnight.
“Look, in Colorado, there’s no shirt, no shoes, no mask, no service,” Polis said. “Very simple.”
The order is effective for at least 30 days. Violators “may be subject to civil or criminal penalties,” Polis said.
Read more via The Denver Post.