One community that adopted the requirements early says the change has been good for business.
To encourage a certain behavior, policymakers can choose carrots or sticks. There's evidence that the sticks are more effective.
Public health professionals have been advocating for masks for months, yet pockets of stiff resistance remain.
Some confrontations with customers have turned ugly.
New York, California and Oregon have put out public service ads to get people to wear masks.
Multimedia artist Atiya Jones says she makes art about “small, accumulative actions.” But the form of that art has changed during COVID-19.
Businesses of all kinds are facing pretty much the same mess of overlapping federal, state and local guidelines.
The owner of a plumbing company won't serve clients who are ill, and both plumbers and clients must wear face masks.
It can be hard to know what you’re getting, whether it will be effective, and whether it will arrive at all.
Employees may face tense situations with some customers.