There is an online petition circulating that is urging Mayor-President Joshua Guillory to make masks mandatory in Lafayette parish.

The petition, which is listed here on change.org says, "Let's do what's right. Please consider signing this petition to urge our Mayor-President Joshua Guillory to make masks MANDATORY in public spaces until a vaccine is available to the public".

The petition has 807 signatures at the time of this publication.

The petition comes in the wake of New Orleans Mayor Cantrelle making masks mandatory in New Orleans as well as Texas Governor Abbot making masks mandatory in Texas.