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Posted on: July 31, 2020

APCHA ANNOUNCEMENT: Mandatory Mask Zone in Aspen

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Mandatory Mask Zone in Aspen

What you need to know about masks in Aspen
Aspen City Council enacted a mandatory mask zone ordinance that began Friday, July 31 at 6 a.m. and is in effect through November 4, 2020. Below is some information about the new regulations and rules and resources to learn more.

Where should a face covering be worn? 

  • Indoors & outdoors in public places in Aspen’s Mandatory Mask Zone
  • Everywhere else outside of the Zone indoors & outdoors in public places when a 6’ distance cannot be maintained from others
  • On public transportation

Where is the Mandatory Mask Zone?

  • West boundary: Aspen Street
  • East Boundary: Original Street /Neal Avenue to Herron Park
  • South Boundary: Aspen Mountain
  • North Boundary: Roaring Fork River
  • Highlands transportation and commercial zone

Please remember, even outside of the Zone, masks must be worn if you cannot keep six feet of social distance between you and other people.


To learn more about the mask rules, penalties, exemptions and to download a Zone map, a flyer for your business, and read the FAQ and ordinance language, go to www.

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