MEDIA STATEMENT: Gov. DeWine Mandatory Mask Order

COLUMBUS (43215) – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine today announced a statewide mandatory mask order. OHA President and CEO Mike Abrams offers this statement:

“With COVID-19 infections on the rise in communities across Ohio, we support Gov. DeWine’s statewide mandatory mask order. This is a very serious situation that has enormous implications for every Ohioan. Our livelihood, economy and health care system all depend on the cooperation and support of everyone in wearing masks and practicing social distancing to reduce spread and exposure. We urge all Ohioans to follow the mandate and do their part to stop the spread of this disease.”