UPDATED: Kelly issues new face mask order


Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday signed a new executive order requiring face masks, this one intended to get more counties to buy into the mandate as COVID-19 spreads wildly across the state and hospitals grope with the pandemic.

The new order gives counties one week to fashion their own version of a mask ordinance or they will automatically come under the governor's face mask requirements. However, they can still opt out of the order under state law . . .


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