State Representative Michelle Beckley has requested that Denton County Judge Andy Eads institute a mask ordinance to "alleviate uncertainty and provide consistent, uniform public health standards."
Representative Beckley wrote a letter to Judge Eads on Monday, referencing the recent increase in COVID-19 cases and rise in hospitalizations.
To limit the spread of the virus, Representative Beckley asked Judge Eads to institute a mask ordinance "in conjunction with the decisions of Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins."
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Representative Beckley said that a mask ordinance will provide help to alleviate the uncertainty that businesses face when evaluating the risks of serving the community.