Masks required in all City of Albert Lea facilities starting Monday

(ABC 6 News) – The City of Albert Lea has announced that starting Monday, August 16th, masks are required regardless of vaccination status in all City of Albert Lea facilities.

The requirement to mask in City facilities includes City Hall, Public Library, City Garage, Fire Station, Police Station, City Arena, Senior Center, etc. until further notice.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the COVID-19 transmission rate in Freeborn County is “high,” the highest level of transmission.

Albert Lea follows the cities of Austin and Rochester that have implemented requirements within the past week.