Alaska Fish Radio: Masks Mandatory on Fishing Vessels
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
All fishermen in U.S. waters must wear masks while they are underway, even while sleeping, and the Coast Guard intends to enforce it.
The order is in place now and fishermen are encouraged to send in comments and questions.
It stems from an edict issued as a public health emergency by the Center for Disease Control in a Marine Safety Bulletin that was issued on Feb. 1. It requires the wearing of masks at all times on fishing vessels “when boarding, disembarking, and for...
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