Face coverings now encouraged in Fort Smith

News

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Face coverings now encouraged within the City of Fort Smith but could become mandatory.

Tonight the board of directors unanimously passed a resolution that encourages masks be worn indoors and outdoors whenever you can’t socially distance.

The board will have a special meeting tomorrow morning where it’ll discuss making the resolution into an ordinance.

There will be a meeting Saturday, July 11, to discuss changing the resolution to an ordinance that would require masks.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

Local News Video

FOX24 Video

DON'T MISS

More Don't Miss

Trending Stories

Mega Millions & Powerball Numbers