Local business owners consider reimplementing indoor mask policies

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Old concerns became new concerns for business owners after the CDC released new mask guidelines.

It is now recommended that masks be worn in indoor shared spaces regardless of vaccination status in areas of high transmission.

Two months ago vaccinated Americans were told they no longer needed to wear masks. However, Supermercado Aguascalientes kept their mask mandate in place.

“There’s so much going on right now. We just want to do our best to keep everyone safe,” said manager Bernice Santillan.

Now that the CDC is once again recommending indoor mask-wearing, Santillan says it’s a good idea and they plan to just keep doing what they’ve already done.

“It’s been some people that really don’t agree with our decision, but we’ve been to try our best to do everything we can to keep everybody safe,” said Santillan.

In Lexington, with cases on the rise and the CDC’s latest advice, other local business owners are also taking it into…

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