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Coronavirus - Face Masks

Blog Post created by communitymanager Moderator on Apr 9, 2020

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.

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