Michigan AG Asks Cops To Go Easy On Those Who Can't Find Coronavirus Masks

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By WWJ Newsradio 950

(WWJ) In the governor's latest stay home, stay safe order she loosened restrictions on golf courses, boating and some work, like landscaping, while tightening rules about face coverings.

You're supposed to wear one everytime you leave the house, to work at an essential job or pick up groceries or pharmacy supplies.

And that left many wondering: Where can I get a mask?

Appropriate face coverings remain in high demand and short supply, Attorney General Dana Nessel said. So she came up with her own solution, asking law enforcement to go easy on people who are out and about without masks. Specifically, she said, "I am asking our law enforcement partners around the state to consider the good faith efforts of businesses that have tried, but have been unsuccessful, in obtaining appropriate face coverings when deciding whether to take criminal enforcement action against a non-compliant business." 

Nessel added, in a press release:

"While businesses work diligently to find appropriate face coverings to meet the requirements of the Executive Order, I urge employees that can safely do so to use their own face coverings as protection until businesses provide face coverings as required by the Governor’s order. The Governor’s order requires that each of us – businesses and employees – work together to safely and successfully reopen our economy.  We appreciate the cooperation of law enforcement, employers and employees as we strive to carefully and thoughtfully reopen our state, one step at a time.”

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