Following Gov. Jared Polis's statewide order for all Coloradans over the age of 10 to wear cloth masks in public to reduce the spread of COVID-19, CMS President David Markenson, MD, MBA, on behalf of CMS, released the following statement:

"Based on the available evidence and as a matter of good public health care policy, the Colorado Medical Society supports the order issued by Gov. Jared Polis on July 16 requiring the use of cloth masks in Colorado."

Statement attributable to CMS President David S. Markenson, MD, MBA
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