The City of Oak Ridge has a mask policy for municipal employees.
Here is what the city said last month:
Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson issued an administrative memo on June 29. It detailed a policy that requires city employees to wear masks or other face coverings when close to the public.
Inside of all municipal buildings, employees should conduct temperature checks and health questioning before they admit any resident to city-secured work areas. City employees will also be required to wear masks inside of any buildings when performing official city duties and interacting with the general public.
If a municipal employee is wearing a public uniform identifying them as a City of Oak Ridge employee and they are in the six-foot social distance zone, they should wear a mask in public and set an example of how to respond to the virus.
City employees traveling in the same vehicle do not have to wear masks, but many who do travel together are reportedly wearing masks as courtesies to each other. City employees are only required to wear masks when they are in contact with the public or in the public.
The city is also separating work crews and having them report from different stations to help prevent the possible spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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