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Erie County Executive signs emergency order to prevent PPE discrimination

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Posted at 1:29 PM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 13:30:16-04

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.