News Mandatory mask policy starts today in Porcupine Health Unit coverage area SHARE ON: Denis Puska, staff Thursday, Jul. 23rd, 2020 (pixabay.com) If you are headed out to run errands today don’t forget to bring your mask. The Porcupine Health Unit has made it mandatory to wear a mask in indoor public places like town halls, and businesses as of today. You may be denied entry without one depending on the business policy. If you forget to bring yours then some places may have a mask for you to use. On its website, the Porcupine Health Unit states that masks are mandatory because there are more people returning to work and increasing their public outings and bringing it a risk of a rapid rise of infections. You can check out the frequently asked questions regarding the mandatory mask policy on the Health Unit’s website.