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

COVID test kits and masks are handed out to Wallingford residents in the parking lot of the Oakdale Theater on January 4, 2022. The Wallingford Health Department held the Home Covid Test Kit and N-95 Mask distribution event along with the Wallingford Fire Department. The WPD assisted with distribution. One kit per car was allowed with proof of residency.
Tony Spinelli
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. He's proud to be a part of the team that won a regional Emmy Award for The Vote: A Connecticut Conversation. In his 21st year as a professional broadcaster, he’s covered both news and sports.

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