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Masks and Gloves

Note: Employees of the LCB, Attorney General, PGCB, Auditor General and all other agencies not under the Governor's jurisdiction should contact their local HR office for assistance.  

Please note the following guidance may differ for 24/7 operations including correctional facilities, state hospitals and centers, veterans’ homes, and youth development centers, as well as those agencies following CISA’s guidance for critical infrastructure workers. Employees within such operations should continue to follow the guidance issued by their agency.  

In cases where a provision of an approved labor agreement or side letter cannot be reconciled with this policy, the labor agreement or side letter will control.

Page last updated November 20, 10:00 a.m.

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​Am I required to wear a mask while at work and why? 

​Am I required to provide my own mask, or will one be provided to me?

​What are my options if I have a medical condition (allergy, asthma, etc.) that prevents me from wearing wear a mask? 

​Do I need to apply for an ADA accommodation if I am unable to wear a mask? 

​What are the procedures for using a mask? 

​Am I responsible to clean my mask?  If so, how and how often? 

If I refuse to wear a mask, can I be sent home and required to use my own leave?  Will I be subject to any discipline?

​How do I make a mask?

​Do I have to wear a mask if I work outdoors or have heavy physical activity as part of my job description? 

​Do I have to wear a mask when I have my own personal office or I am at a workstation alone?

​Why am I not being provided with gloves? 

​Can I wear gloves if I bring my own?