Hill County Health Department and Governor's Office respond to Commissioner McLean
July 21, 2020
The local health director and a representative of the governor’s office have responded to comments questioning the need and motive of the governor’s directive telling people to wear masks when out in public.
At the Hill County Commission’s business meeting last week, Hill County Commissioner Diane McLean, who attended the meeting remotely, made a number of claims about Gov. Steve Bullock’s directive requiring people in counties with four or more active COVID-19 cases to wear masks in certain indoor and outdoor environments.
One such claim was that Bullock’s directive had an unst...