City of Iowa City: Mayor’s mask order extended for city of Iowa City
September 29, 2021
Mayor Bruce Teague has indefinitely extended the mask order that was originally put in place on August 19, 2021, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The extended order requires everyone in the city of Iowa City to wear a face covering in a public place when social distancing is not possible.
The extension order is effective Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., until the order is rescinded.
Everyone in the city of Iowa City should wear a face covering that covers their nose and mouth when in a public place, as follows:
- In public, as opposed to being in one’s place of residence, when one cannot stay six (6) feet from others
- Inside all indoor public places, for example, but not limited to:
- Hardware stores
- Retail stores
- Restaurants and bars
- Public school buildings
- Government buildings
- University of Iowa University buildings and business offices
- Places of worship
- Movie theater
- Outside, if it is not possible to stand six feet from others
- Use public transportation or a private car service (including taxis, carpooling, or carpooling)
To view the list of exemptions, read the entire order online. For more information on COVID-19, visit icgov.org/Coronavirus.
This press release was produced by the City of Iowa City. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.