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The Joinery in Lakeland requiring masks for guests

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Posted at 5:11 AM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 05:13:18-04

LAKELAND, Fla. — The Joinery, Lakeland's first food hall, is now requiring masks for all guests while they spend time inside the building.

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According to a press release, the change goes into effect Tuesday, June 23. Team members are also required to wear masks.

The food hall asks guests to wear a mask while inside until they get their order and find a seat. They also ask that guests put the mask back on when they leave their seats.

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"We appreciate everyone’s cooperation + support as we all navigate this ongoing difficult + unprecedented situation," the release said.

Lakeland city leaders met on Monday to discuss requiring masks, but the mandate failed to make it to a vote.