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Russell County Health Department Releases Response to Statewide Mask Order

Russell County Health DepartmentRussell County Health Department Administrator and Health Officer Paula Bitter has released a Russell County response to Governor Laura Kelly's statewide mask order.

Bitter said, "I know many of you are curious about the governor's executive order that she plans to take effect on Friday regarding the mandatory wearing of masks. Russell County will meet on Monday to discuss this issue. Until then, the county will not enforce any restrictions. It is highly recommended that you wear a mask if you are going to be in a place where social distancing cannot be avoided. Remember, your mask protects others and others' masks protect you."

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