23 November 2020 – Face covering requirements increased

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health, social
Level of Jurisdiction: NC
Lead People/Agency: Governor Roy Cooper

Overview: Increasing face covering requirements to prevent the rapid spread of covid-19
Full details here: https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO180-Face-Coverings-Requirements.pdf

Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: various
Evidence/Justification: 5 studies illustrating the efficacy of masks to slow the spread of covid-19