South Mississippi Casinos Add Face Masks as COVID-19 Expands
Palace Casino and Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in South Mississippi have started mandating their employees to wear masks. Scarlet Pearl has gone a step further and requires vaccinations.
South Mississippi Casinos Add Face Masks as COVID-19 Expands. Businesses in Mississippi are adamant about wearing protective equipment or getting vaccinated. There are COVI-20 cases in South Mississippi on a six-month high. MGM Resorts International updated the mask policy for its employees at Beau Rivage and Gold Strike and they are required to wear masks while working.
Palace Casino's general manager in Biloxi, Keith Crosby, stated on Thursday that only employees that work outside are not required to wear masks. Treasure Bay Casino has come up with a unique plan to tackle the COVID-19 threat at its property. All non-vaccinated employees are required by law to get masks, whereas all vaccinated employees will participate in daily drawings in August. Scarlet Pearl Casino in D’Iberville”s CEO, LuAnn Pappas, said that the mask requirements for all employees were in effect since last Friday.