DPS: Masks to become mandatory on July 13 at all driver license offices

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Updated: Jul. 8, 2020 at 11:47 AM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging all customers to wear masks while visiting driver license offices.

The department stated that masks will become mandatory at all driver license offices on Monday, July 13.

Customers are also being asked to follow proper social distancing protocols while waiting to be served.

“We have to be diligent in our efforts to limit transmission of the virus,” said DPS Public Safety Commissioner Sean Tindell. “We also feel it is imperative to require a facemask be worn by all patrons and personnel inside driver license offices to accomplish that goal.”

Each station location will continue following the daily schedule according to the first letter of customers’ last names.

  • Monday: A-E
  • Tuesday: F-L
  • Wednesday: Firearm Permits, Security Guard Permits, Renewals, & Duplicates
  • Thursday: M-S
  • Friday: T-Z

In order to limit exposure, customers can take advantage of the online services by visiting www.dps.ms.gov and the Driver Service Bureau link.

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