BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Capital Area Transit System (CATS) is requiring individuals to wear masks on their buses and inside facilities due to the recent COVID-19 surge beginning Monday, Aug. 2.
“CATS has continued enhanced cleaning efforts since the onset of COVID-19 in 2020 and maintains heightened levels of sanitization to this day. We take the safety of our employees and customers very seriously and we know masking up is the most effective way to reduce the spread of this virus,” said CATS CEO Bill Deville. “Along with federal, state, and local officials, we urge our community to get vaccinated.”
The mandate will be in effect until further notice.