Face Masks

Lawton Public School’s Mandatory Mask Mandate has Expired
LPS (Lawton Public Schools) has expired their mandatory mask mandate for all Lawton area schools within the LPS district. The news came yesterday (05-24-21) that it will no longer be required for students, faculty or visitors to wear masks or face coverings inside or outside. The mask mandate was or…
Lawton Still Requires Face Masks at All City Owned Facilities
This past Tuesday (03-23-21) the city council met and voted to repeal Lawton's mask mandate. The updated or revised city ordinance (21-07) eliminated the requirements for local businesses to post COVID-19 and face mask signage. The ordinance also ended the mandatory mask mandate as well. Since …
Will Oklahoma Follow Texas on Mask Mandates?
Governor Greg Abbott announced yesterday (03-02-21) that the mask mandate in Texas is being lifted and that several other COVID-19 rules and restrictions would be repealed later this week. Gov. Abbott wants to open the state back up 100% and as you can imagine it's caused quite a bit of controv…
TSA Mandatory Mask Directive Starts Tomorrow
Starting tomorrow (01-02-21) at 12:00am the new TSA (Transportation Security Administration) will require all persons using public transportation to wear a face mask. This will include: aircraft, bus, train, boat as well as any other type of public transportation. You'll have to wear a mask bot…
Oklahoma Could Make Masks Mandatory Statewide!
Oklahoma Democratic State Rep. Jason Lowe has just introduced a new bill. HB 2192 which is being called the "COVID-19 Save Lives Response Act" would make face masks mandatory throughout the state in every county and every town. It would also limit the number of people to 10 total at all no…
Lawton City Council To Vote On Ending Mask Ordinance Today
Lawton City Hall

The Lawton City Council will be meeting today in regular session at 2:00pm CST to discuss and vote on possibly ending the mandatory mask ordinance. All citizens are encouraged to voice their opinions, as well as local and area businesses. The meeting will be held in the auditorium …
Guy Experiments To See If Face Masks Really Work
If like myself you've been concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic. More specifically you've been wondering if all these face masks that we're now required to wear are actually working. Pondering the question "Are they effective at slowing or stopping the spread of Coronavirus?&qu…
City of Lawton Asks Businesses For Help With the Mask Ordinance
The Lawton, Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce notified it's members today that the city of Lawton is requesting that all local and area businesses help with the new mask ordinance as much as possible. They aren't asking businesses to enforce the order, just assist with informing the public tha…

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