ACHI President Says Lifting Mask Requirement Could Be Sending Wrong Message

April 1, 2021


ACHI Staff

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In an interview with KATV on Wednesday, March 31, ACHI President and CEO Dr. Joe Thompson said he is concerned that the lifting of the statewide mask requirement could be sending the wrong message.

“I think it’s critically important to communicate to everyone that the threat is the same the day before the mask requirement is lifted and the day after,” Dr. Thompson said.

See also our Health Policy Board’s statement today (April 1) calling on business owners, school board members, faith leaders, and local elected officials to adopt policies, including requiring masks, to fight the spread of COVID-19.

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