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Face masks mandatory in Camden starting today
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Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford wears one of the thousands of masks obtained by the city in early May through the Mayors for Masks initiative. Drakeford led Camden City Council in passing a face mask wearing mandate during a special called meeting on Tuesday, which passed unanimously. The face mask mandate went into effect today at 6 a.m. and will be in effect for 60 days, ending Sept. 2. (C-I file photo)
As of 6 a.m. this morning, it is mandatory for everyone to wear a face mask when in the city limits of Camden. Camden City Council not only expressed overwhelming support for, but voted unanimously in favor of an emergency ordinance during a special called meeting Tuesday requiring everyone to wear a mask or face covering when interacting in the city’s public spaces.