Notices requiring shoppers and diners to wear masks will persist in Arkansas this week even if Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson decides to discontinue the state’s mask mandate.
Businesses big and small say they will continue to ask patrons to wear face coverings to help prevent the spread of covid-19.
Proprietors said they believe it will be months before life returns to the way it was before the pandemic, and they want to continue following federal health guidelines for the safety of their workers and customers.
“I think we are far away from reaching herd immunity and will continue with a