COVID-19 is spread from person to person through respiratory droplets, and can spread before symptoms develop. Face masks that cover your mouth and nose can prevent the spread of transmission in two ways:
Prevent infectious individuals from spreading their respiratory droplets.
Act as a barrier by preventing respiratory droplets from entering into the wearer’s nose and mouth.
City of Nashua Mask Mandate Rescinded on February 23, 2022
On February 22, 2022, the City of Nashua Board of Alderman voted 9-5 to end the face covering ordinance prior to the previous expiration date of February 28, 2022.
O-22-006 was passed by the Board of Aldermen on February 22, 2022, and approved by the Mayor on February 23, 2022, ending the requirement for face coverings to be worn.
Private businesses may still choose to require their patrons to wear masks when in their facilities.
The City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services encourages people to take measures to continue to protect themselves.