Cleveland Metroparks Zoo requiring all visitors to wear face masks due to COVID-19 pandemic

This comes a day after Mayor Frank G. Jackson mandated requiring use of face masks throughout the city.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo requiring all visitors to wear face masks due to COVID-19 pandemic
File photo. (Source: Cleveland Metroparks Zoo)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland Metroparks Zoo announced Saturday morning that, after Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced Friday evening, beginning today, everyone must wear facial coverings to visit the zoo.

You can read Mayor Jackson’s announcement below.

In the comments section, the Zoo said: “Face coverings or masks are not required for children under 6 years of age, or any individual who cannot wear a face-covering because of a medical condition, mental health condition or developmental disability, or who is unable to remove the face covering without assistance, and any individual who should not wear face coverings under the CDC guidance.”

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