Teton County officials are reportedly asking the state for permission to impose an indoor face mask rule to combat the coronavirus.

The proposal would include some exceptions, such as for people eating in a restaurant. But it would apply to people standing in line outdoors. The Teton County proposal comes as the state is battling a surge in coronavirus cases.

Governor Mark Gordon and state health officer Dr. Alexia Harrist have also been urging Wyoming residents to ''mask up," and at least 19 states have rules mandating the wearing of face masks in public places.

So is it time for Laramie County to consider a face mask rule, at least for people indoors?

Or do you feel that doing so would be an infringement on personal freedom and an ineffective attempt at battling COVID-19?

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