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Shade Bashed for not ordering Mask Mandate

October 8th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The president of the Allegany County NAACP, urged county officials Thursday to increase efforts to promote mask-wearing in the area in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19.

Allegany County has one of the lowest vaccination rates in Maryland and has the state’s highest case rate. Tifani Fisher, president of the county NAACP chapter, blasted Allegany County Commissioners President Jake Shade accusing him of playing politics by not mandating mask wearing in the county.

Shade reiterated his earlier stance that there will be no mask mandates- focusing instead in urging everyone eligible to get vaccinated…