Beaufort County Council will discuss emergency face mask ordinances


From staff reports

On Wednesday, July 1 at 4 p.m. Beaufort County Council will meet to discuss and take action on an emergency ordinance to require the use of face masks “in certain places where individuals will not be able to social distance.”

The meeting will be held virtually, but will be broadcast live to the public on The County Channel and streamed live on Beaufort County Government SC’s Facebook page.

Public comments may be emailed to sbrock@bcgov.net or posted in real-time on the County’s Facebook live stream of the meeting.

Click here to see the agenda for the meeting.

The Town of Hilton Head Island and the City of Beaufort councils both passed emergency face mask ordinances on Monday, June 29, that go in effect within town and city limits at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, June 30.

To read Hilton Head’s ordinance, click here. To read Beaufort’s, click here.

The Town of Bluffton Council will discuss a face mask ordinance at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 30. For an agenda of that meeting, click here.

The Town of Port Royal Council will discuss a face mask ordinance at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. For an agenda of that meeting, click here.

For ongoing statistics on new cases of COVID-19 in Beaufort County, click here.

Watch all programming for The County Channel live on Comcast Ch. 2, Hargray Chs. 9 and 113, and Spectrum Ch. 1304. Viewers can also watch programming live and on-demand at The County Channel’s website at www.beaufortcountysc.gov.

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