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Polk County commissioners encourage following CDC guidelines

Polk County

POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Polk County Board of County Commissioners met Tuesday morning to discuss the county budget and issues concerning the coronavirus pandemic.

Among the items on the agenda is a vote on whether or not to purchase 1 million masks to distribute to residents. Commissioners passed a resolution stating they strongly encourage people to follow CDC guidelines, including wearing a mask and social distancing. They did not pass any kind of mandate or even consider it.

News Channel 8 will have an update on the meeting soon.

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