EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — Eagle County is tightening up their public health order after an increase in coronavirus cases. Starting Friday — face coverings will now be required in public spaces indoors, and outdoors if 6 feet of social distance can’t be maintained.
Previously, masks were recommended, but now they are mandatory.READ MORE: 'Going To Take Some Time': Community Gathers To Remember Victims, Heal Together After Olde Town Arvada Shooting
Additionally, group sizes will be limited to 100 people indoors and 175 outdoors.READ MORE: Water Quality Control Commission Votes Down Proposal To Allow More Pollution In Colorado Waterways
People travelling to Eagle County must be symptom-free for at least 10 days before they visit.
“On this Independence Day weekend, we ask you all, residents and guests, to honor our communities by taking these simple steps to protect our neighbors and our businesses,” county officials stated. “It’s not a political statement, it’s for our physical and mental health and our economy.”MORE NEWS: Colorado Woman Cassondra Stratton Missing After Miami Condo Collapse
Read the full statement from the county here.