One Thanksgiving tradition involves a designated person carving the turkey. In Santa Cruz County, California, perhaps families can start a new tradition: designating someone to pass out masks by the door.
Santa Cruz County officials have implemented an indoor mask mandate, starting Sunday, that includes private homes, according to the San Jose Mercury News. If members of another family are present, you have to mask up.
“Unfortunately, a potential winter surge appears to be a significant threat to the health and safety of our community,” Santa Cruz County Health Officer Dr. Gail Newel said in a statement.
The Mercury News’ Melissa Hartman reported county officials are “not expecting residents to wear masks during indoor activities in which it is logistically difficult, such as eating, drinking,