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With mask mandates ending, a local attorney spells out the legal ramifications

Wallingford Covid test and mask distribution
Tony Spinelli
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Connecticut Public
COVID-19 test kits and masks are handed out to Wallingford residents in the parking lot of the Oakdale Theatre on Jan. 4, 2022, amid the omicron variant surge.

Seeing people wear face masks has become commonplace during this pandemic. But as of Monday, not a single Connecticut city or town has a blanket mandate requiring people within its borders to wear masks. Joining "All Things Considered" to talk about what this means from a legal perspective was Pullman & Comley attorney Mark Sommaruga.

John Henry Smith is Connecticut Public’s host of All Things Considered, its flagship afternoon news program. In his 20th year as a professional broadcaster, he’s covered both news and sports.

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