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Local Leaders Voice Concerns Surrounding Masks, the Home Show, and a Mild Flu Season

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Sioux City leaders once again commented on the importance of wearing masks at this week’s city council meeting. Council Member Alex Watters expressed concern after attending the Greater Siouxland Home Show 

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Sioux City Council Member Alex Watters
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Sign on the front door of the Expo Center

over the weekend at the new Expo Center.

The city manager says staff members from Spectra were handing out face masks and encouraging people to use them. Watters says he quickly left the Home Show.

Mayor Bob Scott and Council Member Julie Schoenherr weighed in. Here is part of their exchange in addtion to more reaction from Watters.

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City Council concerns surrounding masks and comments on the flu season

Mayor Bob Scott mentioned a light influenza season. Siouxland Public Media recently talked to the Director of Siouxland District Health and Kevin Grieme talked about the flu.

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Siouxland District Health's Kevin Grieme talks about this year's flu season
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Siouxland District Health's Kevin Grieme

The Weekly U.S. Flu Map shows minimal flu activity all across the United States

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