Mask policies by state — see how your state compares

Below, states are listed by mask policies, as reported by The New York Times.

Data is as of Dec. 9, excluding New York, which enacted a statewide mask mandate Dec. 10, and California, which will implement a statewide mandate Dec. 15.

 

Mandated statewide

Hawaii

Illinois

New Mexico

Oregon

Washington 

 

Mandated in some counties

Nevada

Recommended statewide

Arkansas

Connecticut

Delaware 

District of Columbia

Idaho

Louisiana

Michigan

Mississippi

New Hampshire

New Jersey 

Rhode Island

Vermont

  

Recommended in some counties

Alabama

Alaska

Colorado

Indiana

Kansas 

Kentucky

Maine

Minnesota

Oklahoma

North Carolina

Pennsylvania 

South Dakota

Virginia

Wisconsin 

Wyoming

 

No mandate or recommendation

Maryland

Missouri

Nebraska

Ohio 

Utah

West Virginia

 

Mandates banned

Arizona

Florida

Georgia

Iowa

Montana

North Dakota

South Carolina

Texas

Tennessee

 

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