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Discussing New York State's indoor mask mandate

A person holds a cloth mask

Governor Kathy Hochul says the state will not pressure counties to enforce the indoor mask mandate. As a result, a number of counties have already declared their intention to ignore it.

We talk about the possible costs and benefits of the mandate. Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
Emmarae Stein is the production assistant for "Connections with Evan Dawson."