Just Like 2020, Sheriff’s Clarify Stance on Mask Enforcement
If this all seems familiar, it's because, in a way, it is.
Despite reaching 70% vaccine status statewide, and being told by govt. officials those with vaccines don't need to wear a mask etc. now we're back there again.
Whether you've been vaccinated or not, Gov. Inslee and the DOH mandated masks return Monday, August 23rd. Officials also have walked back their statements about vaccine effectiveness, now saying especially with the Delta variant, that vaccinated persons can still carry and spread it.
So, with the state falling back on its mask 'crutch,' many citizens wonder if law enforcement will be utilized to enforce it.
Not as far as County Sheriff's go. Benton County released this statement about the matter: