Masks at the DMV will be mandatory come Monday

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The Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS) has announced that anybody seeking to enter one of Mississippi’s driver license offices must wear a mask.

The mandate will go into effect on Monday, July 13 and was put into place due to a recent increase in COVID-19 cases.

“We have to be diligent in our efforts to limit transmission of the virus,” recently-confirmed DPS Commissioner Sean Tindell said. “We also feel it is imperative to require a facemask be worn by all patrons and personnel inside driver license offices to accomplish that goal.”

Each location will continue to follow a daily schedule based on the first letter of customers’ last names.

  • Monday: A-E
  • Tuesday: F-L
  • Wednesday: Firearm Permits, Security Guard Permits, Renewals, & Duplicates
  • Thursday: M-S
  • Friday: T-Z

Prior to this announcement, DPS was highly encouraging customers to wear masks.

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