City of Twin Falls not currently considering mask requirement

Several Idaho cities recently mandated public mask wearing
Published: Jul. 6, 2020 at 8:01 PM MDT
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TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) - With the recent COVID-19 spike in Idaho, multiple cities have started requiring people to wear face masks in public.

In Hailey, masks are now mandated. People violating the rule are subject to a $100 fine.

In Twin Falls County, cases increased last week.

Twin Falls City Manager Travis Rothweiler to see if the city of Twin Falls was considering a mandate.

“The city has not had any official conversations about whether or not we would mandate masks,” Rothweiler. “We are following what other cities are doing. In addition to that we have regular meetings and conversations with folks from South Central Health as well as from St. Luke’s.”

Rothweiler says the city will continue to monitor the situation and look at how other cities are enforcing mask mandates.

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