These guidelines, as updated and effective July 14, 2020 in Saint Louis County differ from the previous guideline in that exemptions are specifically outlined, including additional options for those with health conditions.
Those with certain health conditions
If you have the following health conditions or safety concerns, you are exempt from the requirement to wear a face covering:
An exemption from wearing a face covering does not mean that a business must allow you entry.
In certain instances when an individual cannot wear a face covering, a face shield may be worn. A face shield is not a substitute for a face covering when the individual is able to wear a face covering. Additional information and descriptions regarding face covering including printable signage can be found here.
Due to a rise in the number of positive COVID-19 cases involving young people in St. Louis County, the Department of Public Health has issued more specific guidelines effective today, Monday, July 20. Those guidelines are attached and will be posted on stlcorona.com.