VALLEJO (CBS SF) — During a special city council meeting Tuesday night, Vallejo officials unanimously approved a new mask mandate that will require face coverings at indoor activities or in public spaces for all residents regardless of vaccination status.
Vallejo joins Benicia as the only Solano County communities that have put into place tougher restrictions than those of Solano County health officials.READ MORE: PG&E Charged With Manslaughter For Sparking Wildfire That Killed 4
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The Vallejo mask mandate was effective immediately and will remain in place for six weeks at which time city officials will reassess.