Any mask mandate could be challenging to enforce

COVID-19 infection rates continue to increase in Sweetwater County.

As of Monday evening, Sweetwater County recorded 200 active COVID-19 cases, with another 46 probable, but unconfirmed cases. In Sweetwater County, the percentage of positive COVID-19 tests conducted surpassed 20% during the weekend. As infections continue to increase locally, some have started calling for a mandate to require masks in public places. Bailie Dockter, CEO of Castle Rock Medical Center, asked the Green River City Council to consider a mandate last week.

Dr. Jean Stachon, the county’s health officer, said 20 of the...


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