Current Masking Policy At The Porter County Animal Shelter

CURRENT PORTER COUNTY ADVISORY LEVEL As Of 1/12/22

(Next Update On Wednesday, 1/19/22)

Current COVID Advisory RED


To ensure that our visitors and employees can conduct business in a safe and comfortable environment, Porter County government has established the following masking policy for county buildings that is based on the current Porter County Color Advisory Level as determined by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) color map. 

BLUE Or YELLOW Advisory Level

Anytime that Porter County is at a BLUE or YELLOW Advisory Level, masks will be optional for visitors and employees who are fully vaccinated. For visitors and employees who are not vaccinated, wearing of masks is highly recommended. 

ORANGE Or RED* Advisory Level

Anytime that Porter County is at an ORANGE or RED Advisory Level: 

  • Visitors to the county owned buildings will be required to wear mask at all times during their visit.
  • Employees are required to wear masks in all common areas of their respective building.
  • Any employee who has interactions with the public and cannot distance at least three feet away from the visitor must wear a mask UNLESS there is a protective barrier between them.

*Please note that further restrictions may be implemented if Porter County reaches a RED Advisory Level.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Per ISDH Guidelines, to go to a lower Advisory Level, a county must remain at a lower Weekly Two-Metric Score for two consecutive weeks.  

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