BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — On Thursday, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz sent a clear message when it comes to PPE (personal protection equipment).
Mr. Poloncarz signed COVID-19 Emergency Order 1.4. This prohibits businesses from preventing people from entering a premises if they're wearing masks or gloves. This emergency order also makes sure employers can't prevent employees from using masks or gloves.
This order will take effect on Thursday at 3:00pm.
Today I signed #COVIDー19 Emergency Order 1.4 that prohibits businesses from preventing entry to patrons wearing a mask/gloves, prohibits employers from preventing the use of masks/gloves by their employees & directs frequently hand washing. The order goes into effect at 3:00 pm. pic.twitter.com/t4bchffDWE— Mark Poloncarz (@markpoloncarz) April 9, 2020