Recommendations and Reasons on why/when to where face masks:
• The virus can spread between people interacting in close proximity (ex: speaking, coughing, or sneezing), even if those people are not exhibiting symptoms.
• The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends wearing cloth face coverings when:
. - In public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (ex: grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission
- Showing symptoms of the Coronavirus to help prevent the spread of the disease to others
- Working as a health workers or taking care of someone in a close setting.
If you are wanting to find out more information regarding mask use, check out the CDC's website for more details at www.cdc.gov, or check with your healthcare provider.