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Owasso City Council passes resolution on use of masks, protective measures

Posted at 9:21 AM, Nov 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-17 21:02:29-05

OWASSO, Okla. — Owasso City Council passed a resolution Tuesday evening on the use of masks and other protective measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

The resolution passed with a 5-0 vote count, according to city officials. It strongly recommends that all Owasso residents wear a mask while in public. It also pledges support to those property owners and businesses who require the use of masks within the city.

This comes as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the City of Owasso.

READ MORE: Live updates on Coronavirus in Oklahoma

In addition to masks, the city is also strongly encouraging residents to practice the following safety measures:

  • keep six (6) feet of physical distance from others
  • avoid touching their faces
  • engage in regular handwashing
  • avoid group gatherings whenever possible

So far, Tulsa, Jenks and Sapulpa have all passed mask mandates. While Muskogee and Skiatook failed to pass one.

READ MORE: Where are face masks required? Green Country cities current mask policies

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