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Boise Mayor Lauren McLean: Masks Not Required — Yet

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Boise Mayor Lauren McLean encouraging mask wearing outside City Hall.


In the wake of the Central District Health Department's order to pull Ada County back to Stage 3 restrictions due to a recent eruption of COVID-19 cases, Boise Mayor Lauren McLean issued a separate public health order for the City of Boise, intended to remain in effect for at least 30 days.

Our Morning Edition host George Prentice talked with Mayor McLean about the details of the citywide order, what it might take for her to issue a mandatory face-covering rule as well as what the 4th of July will look like with no fireworks. 

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Frankie Barnhill was the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast.