The Tri-County Health Department is requiring masks to be worn through the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to KDVR.

Tri-County Health Department covers Arapahoe, Adams, and Douglas counties. The initial mask order was set to expire this week.

Face coverings are required in all indoor public spaces and outdoors when within six feet of distance.

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Nearly 1.5 million Colorado residents call the three counties home. The mask order from the Tri-County Health Department requires masks to be work in public places for the remainder of the pandemic or until the order is amended or rescinded.

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Source: KDVR