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H-E-B stores in Bexar County to require masks after Judge Wolff's executive order

H-E-B said Wednesday stores in Bexar County will require customers to wear a face mask starting on June 22 after a new executive order from Judge Nelson Wolff today.

SAN ANTONIO — H-E-B said Wednesday stores in Bexar County will require customers to wear a face mask - starting June 22 - after a new executive order from Judge Nelson Wolff.

County Judge Nelson Wolff issued an executive order Monday morning requiring businesses to create a safety plan to prevent the spread of coronavirus. He said the plan must include a requirement that staff members and customers wear a face mask. 

Below the full statement from H-E-B:

“H-E-B has worked closely with Judge Wolff and we appreciate his hard work and dedication in keeping the health and safety of Bexar County residents a top priority. In collaboration with the local order and our government officials, effective Monday June 22, H-E-B stores in Bexar County will require masks or facial coverings to be used by all customers.  The CDC and State health officials strongly support the use of facial coverings in public as a proven way to slow the spread of COVID-19. Throughout the COVID crisis, H-E-B has worked closely with the Governor and his staff and we appreciate the collaborative work and advocacy to help keep Texans safe.”

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