Miami Beach Police Set to Issue Mask Citations

Miami Beach 2020

Miami Beach 2020

(Miami Beach, FL) -- Miami Beach will crack down on those who don't wear masks.

Mayor Dan Gelber announced Wednesday that, starting today, police will issue citations to those who violate the city's ordinance requiring masks in public.

State law prevents the city from fining violators, and Gelber says he doesn't know how effective citations will be. He adds, though, it's important to send a message that it's vital to wear a mask.

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