About 1,000 Health Care Workers Petitioned Arizona Governor to Make Face Masks Mandatory in Public Places
David Schulzinger started this petition to Martha McSally and
I find it unacceptable that your answer is that business must continue and that we need to learn to live alongside Covid. I find it unacceptable that you are not mandating masks. I find it unacceptable that you’re not even supporting masks. We need to require masks in all public areas.
We need to pump the brakes on any further reopening until you have met CDC reopening requirements, which, incidentally, we HAVE NOT. The last thing we need is our fellow Arizonans out and about, breathing in each others’ air conditioned recirculated air, not wearing masks. Asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic spread of this virus has been shown as a source of community transmission. This is true whether you find it politically convenient or not.
Masks should be worn by all first responders, all medical staff, and all government employees, including you. You should be leading by example. I want you to use your platform to normalize the wearing of masks in public and mandate it. You should do everything in your limited power to limit spread and save lives. We need to be wearing masks. The data is clear. I demand that this policy be enacted….read more: