Huntsville Mayor Battle issues Face Cover Challenge
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Huntsville Mayor Battle issues Face Cover Challenge
Mayor Battle is challenging everyone to keep wearing face covers or masks in public. (Source: WAFF)
Mayor Battle is challenging everyone to keep wearing face covers or masks in public.
Mayor Battle is challenging everyone to keep wearing face covers or masks in public. (Source: WAFF)

That means the governor could allow more businesses to open, but some local leaders don’t want us to think it’s time to stop wearing masks.

Here in Alabama some places require you wear a face mask, but you don't have to every where you go in public.

Mayor Tommy Battle put out a challenge this week, urging everyone to wear one. It's called the face cover challenge.

Batlle says if we stop covering our faces and practicing social distancing now, the odds of another surge of the virus are even more likely.

“We have one of the lowest number of positive cases in the state and probably in the nation for a county our size. But we have got to make sure. What got us here is the same thing that will keep us safe in the future. We got to keep doing what we’ve been doing,” Battle said.

Huntsville Hospital ordered them and the city paid for them to pass out if people are in group settings.

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