(Jefferson County) Now that certain businesses have mandated the use of masks when entering their buildings, there could be problems with shoppers not wanting to comply with those rules. Festus Police Chief Tim Lewis says they will not enforce those rules, but will certainly respond to any altercations that may take place.

Many police agencies do require their officers to wear masks when among the public. One of those is Pevely according to Chief Alan Eickhoff…

Chief Eickhoff says businesses DO have the right to not allow you in their establishment if you’re not wearing a mask.

The chain stores that are enforcing a mask mandate to enter include Wal-Mart, Target, Schnucks, Dierbergs, Dollar Tree, Starbucks, CVS Pharmacy, Kohl’s, and Best Buy.