City of Toledo dropping mask mandate as of June 2

Until June 2, 2021, fully vaccinated residents will no longer need to wear a mask unless they are in specially designated areas.

TOLEDO, Ohio – The City of Toledo Mask Mandate, effective July 14, 2020, is voluntary starting June 2 to reflect the guidelines and recommendations set by the State of Ohio from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz announced on Wednesday.

Kapszukiewicz published the following statement:

“The Toledo Mask Mandate was implemented as a result of the COVID-19 crisis and the spread of the virus in our community. The request was made by the President of Toledo City Council Matt Cherry and the Toledo-Lucas County Health Commissioner Dr. Eric Zgodzinski, supported. The spread of the virus has decreased dramatically after months of efforts by healthcare workers, schools, workplaces and local residents.

“As a result, and in conjunction with recent instructions from Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health, the local mask mandate is voluntary as of June 2, 2021. Everyone is encouraged to remain safe and to be vaccinated We strongly recommend that you continue to wear masks when traveling on planes, trains, buses and in transportation hubs. “

By June 2, 2021, fully vaccinated residents will no longer need to wear a mask, unless they are in specially designated areas such as airplanes, buses, health offices, or in companies or communities where a mask must be worn.

Residents who are not vaccinated are still required to wear a mask until June 2nd when they are indoors or when they are outdoors and cannot be socially distant, or when they are in specially designated areas like airplanes, buses and in health care are the settings.

You can schedule your COVID-19 vaccine at gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov/.

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