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What you need to know about the new Bay Area mask orders

Face coverings are required at businesses and workplaces but not outdoors
Courtesy of EastBay Times

And so it begins again.

The Bay Area’s new mask mandate, issued Monday, returns us to an era we hoped we were leaving behind with the lifting of an earlier set of orders two months ago. But these new rules work a little differently, and not all of our old restrictions are coming back — at least not yet.

Because it can be hard to keep up with the changes, here’s a detailed look at what you need to know about the latest Bay Area public health order, which takes effect Tuesday in San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin and Sonoma counties.

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