Kansas Governor Implements Statewide Mask Policy Beginning Friday

TOPEKA – Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced Monday she is implementing a statewide mask policy.

The policy is set to go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 3.

Kelly says that as of that time, every Kansan in a public space will need to wear a mask.

In support of her decision, Kelly said that places where masks are being worn, such as dentist offices or hair salons, have not reported any COVID-19 clusters.

It’s places where they aren’t being worn, Kelly said, where the clusters have been reported.

“We have enough data to prove masks work,” Kelly said.