SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) — The hardest-hit region of El Dorado County is taking a new approach when it comes to mask mandates. Volunteers with the city of South Lake Tahoe are walking the city, looking for people who are not covered up and making sure they have a mask. “When I came up with the idea I said, ‘Let’s see if we could get a way for people to comply politely, instead of the big hammer approach,’” said Former Mayor Tom Davis. The volunteers, dubbed safety ambassadors, are equipped with flyers and free masks to encourage residents and visitors to comply with statewide mask mandates. “I want to keep my town open and safe. And our visitors coming in safe. That’s critical to us. We all live on tourism in this town,” Davis said. READ: Grass Valley Cafe That Openly Defied Health Rules Vandalized “You would’ve thought that we would have to do a lot more interactions. We have had a few people who said ‘No I don’t care for one’ but, for the most part, they actually say ‘Oh, sure, I’ll take one,’” explained safety ambassador Doug Williams. The South Lake Tahoe area makes up 353 of El Dorado… Read full this story
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