Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Face masks are now required at Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Health System sites.

The requirement takes effect Monday and reads:

Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Health System are requiring all patients, visitors and staff to wear a face covering or mask to slow the spread of COVID-19. Please bring your own face mask or covering to wear while at one of our facilities. A limited amount of face masks may be available to patients and visitors.

Mayo earlier “recommended” visitors and employees wear masks.

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