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COVID-19 Policy

Updated Tuesday, Sept. 14

Mask required to attend 2021 Arnold Classic after Columbus City Council passes new ordinance.


The Columbus City Council passed an ordinance on Monday, Sept. 13 requiring that face masks be worn by individuals 6 and older while in indoor public spaces. As a result, masks will be required to attend the 2021 Arnold Classic and related events on Sept. 23-24, 2021 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Exemptions to the order include those younger than 6 years of age; individuals with medical or behavioral conditions that preclude them from wearing a face covering; and anyone actively eating and drinking, engaged in sports and recreational activities, or giving a speech or performance before a live audience.

For more information on COVID-19 in central Ohio, www.columbus.gov/publichealth/