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Coronavirus face masks should be worn in public, WHO says in updated guidance

Coronavirus face masks should be worn in public, WHO says in updated guidance

In a continued effort to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday updated its guidance to recommend that governm [...] Read full article: Coronavirus face masks should be worn in...→

Coronavirus face masks should be worn in public, WHO says in updated guidance

Coronavirus face masks should be worn in public, WHO says in updated guidance

In a continued effort to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday updated its guidance to recommend that governm [...] Read full article: Coronavirus face masks should be worn in...→

Can't Find A Bandana? Congressman Adam Schiff Wants To Mail You A Free Cloth Face Mask To Stop Coronavirus

Can't Find A Bandana? Congressman Adam Schiff Wants To Mail You A Free Cloth Face Mask To Stop Coronavirus

San Fernando Valley lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday to provide free cloth face coverings to any American who requests one via the U.S. Postal Servic [...] Read full article: Can't Find A Bandana? Congressman Adam S...→

Cancer Survivor In Fort Worth Sews Face Masks For Cancer Patients

Cancer Survivor In Fort Worth Sews Face Masks For Cancer Patients

Kathy Carruth, a breast cancer survivor in Fort Worth, is using her sewing skills to protect other cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Cancer Survivor In Fort Worth Sews Face ...→

LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Million Cloth Face Masks

LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Million Cloth Face Masks

The L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to buy and distribute three million cloth face masks in the next 90 days. Read full article: LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Milli...→

Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use face mask in public | WTOP

Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use face mask in public | WTOP

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian federal judge on Tuesday ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with local rules to wear a face mask whenever he is outdoors i [...] Read full article: Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use f...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

240 Counterfeit 3M Face Masks Seized at O'Hare International Airport

240 Counterfeit 3M Face Masks Seized at O'Hare International Airport

A total of 240 3M face masks were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in late May at Chicago’s O’Hare Interational Airport, a CBP spokesman s [...] Read full article: 240 Counterfeit 3M Face Masks Seized at ...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

California governors team up to promote the use of face masks to stop the spread of COVID-19

California governors team up to promote the use of face masks to stop the spread of COVID-19

"Just do it." California's last five governors are sending a message about wearing a mask during the pandemic. Read full article: California governors team up to promote ...→

These are the states requiring people to wear masks when out in public

These are the states requiring people to wear masks when out in public

By Allen Kim, Scottie Andrew and James Froio | CNN A growing number of US states have mandated the use of masks and face coverings while in public. With many s [...] Read full article: These are the states requiring people to...→

Fox News Poll: Voters say yes to face masks, no to rallies

Fox News Poll: Voters say yes to face masks, no to rallies

Voters gave a thumbs-up to face masks and a thumbs-down to political rallies in the latest Fox News Poll. Eighty (80) percent have a favorable view of mask-wea [...] Read full article: Fox News Poll: Voters say yes to face ma...→

Few face masks outside Trump's Tulsa rally site

Few face masks outside Trump's Tulsa rally site

“If Trump felt comfortable having it here, then I’m comfortable," said one supporter. Said another, of the coronavirus risk: "If today is the day I die, today [...] Read full article: Few face masks outside Trump's Tulsa ral...→

Coronavirus: Model projects that 33,000 US lives would be saved by wearing masks

Coronavirus: Model projects that 33,000 US lives would be saved by wearing masks

University of Washington researchers say that the daily US death rate from the coronavirus could drop below 100 per day if masks are near universally worn. Read full article: Coronavirus: Model projects that 33,000 ...→

Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green Phase Of Coronavirus Reopening Plan

Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green Phase Of Coronavirus Reopening Plan

Topping the safety checklist is wearing a face mask, social distancing, reducing crowds and washing hands. Read full article: Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green...→

Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the public sector

Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the public sector

For months, private sector workers have had to deal with the harsh economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Business closures lead to furloughs, sa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the publ...→

Washington state to require face masks in public

Washington state to require face masks in public

The order requires face coverings when people are indoor in a public area, and outdoors in a public area when six feet of physical distancing can’t be maintain [...] Read full article: Washington state to require face masks i...→

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

As the governor mulls major vetos to next year’s budget, will Alyssa’s Law make the cut? The bill, passed last legislative session, would require all public sc [...] Read full article: Parkland mother hopeful governor approve...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

Buying antimicrobial face masks? Here’s what experts recommend.

Buying antimicrobial face masks? Here’s what experts recommend.

Shopping for face masks with antimicrobial properties? We consulted medical experts on what you should know before buying. Read full article: Buying antimicrobial face masks? Here’s ...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to require masks in public at all times

Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to require masks in public at all times

MIAMI (WSVN) - Leaders from several Miami-Dade County municipalities are stepping up measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19, as the state surpassed 100,0 [...] Read full article: Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to requir...→

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

Face masks not required in Lakeland after commissioners vote against mandate

Face masks not required in Lakeland after commissioners vote against mandate

Lakeland city leaders voted on Monday to not require face masks to be worn indoors, similar to mandates made by the cities of Tampa and St. Petersburg. Read full article: Face masks not required in Lakeland afte...→

Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses coronavirus on

Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses coronavirus on "Face the Nation," June 21, 2020

The following is a transcript of an interview with former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb that aired Sunday, June 21, 2020, on "Face the Nation." Read full article: Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses cor...→

Face Masks Required in the Florida Keys or $500 Fine

Face Masks Required in the Florida Keys or $500 Fine

Anyone in the Florida Keys will be required to wear a face mask to help curb the spread of coronavirus or get hit with a $500 civil fine. Read full article: Face Masks Required in the Florida Keys ...→

Phoenix requires masks in public as coronavirus cases surge

Phoenix requires masks in public as coronavirus cases surge

The Phoenix city council held an emergency meeting on Friday to pass an order requiring residents to wear face masks when they go out in public, in an effort t [...] Read full article: Phoenix requires masks in public as coro...→

4 locations in Hillsborough County offering free face masks

4 locations in Hillsborough County offering free face masks

There are four locations throughout Hillsborough County giving out free cloth face coverings as the state continues to see a rise in COVID-19 cases. Read full article: 4 locations in Hillsborough County offer...→

Washington orders face coverings statewide starting Friday as coronavirus spreads

Washington orders face coverings statewide starting Friday as coronavirus spreads

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday announced a statewide mandate requiring facial coverings for residents in public spaces amid a recent increase in c [...] Read full article: Washington orders face coverings statewi...→

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

How to Fix 4 Accidental Consequences of Wearing Face Masks

How to Fix 4 Accidental Consequences of Wearing Face Masks

Wearing a mask can have four unintentional  consequences that might actually undo the benefits, according to Fast Company. Read full article: How to Fix 4 Accidental Consequences of ...→

House Dems consider requiring face masks at Capitol

House Dems consider requiring face masks at Capitol

House Democratic leaders are considering mandating that members wear face masks at the Capitol during floor proceedings to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Read full article: House Dems consider requiring face masks...→

PPA to Enforce Parking Meters Again, SEPTA Requires Face Masks to Ride

After a weekend of protests over the death of George Floyd while in custody of Minneapolis police and violent unrest, the National Guard supplied an extra laye [...] Read full article: PPA to Enforce Parking Meters Again, SEP...→

Mayor Kriseman signs executive order requiring face masks indoors

Mayor Kriseman signs executive order requiring face masks indoors

Mayor Rick Kriseman signed an executive order requiring everyone to wear face masks or coverings in the city of St. Petersburg. Read full article: Mayor Kriseman signs executive order req...→

Pinellas County leaders consider making face masks mandatory

Pinellas County leaders consider making face masks mandatory

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman is planning to sign an ordinance mandating everyone in the city to wear a mask anytime they enter an indoor business. Read full article: Pinellas County leaders consider making ...→

CTA to distribute kits with face masks, hand sanitizer to riders this week

CTA to distribute kits with face masks, hand sanitizer to riders this week

The CTA, which has seen steep ridership drops due to the coronavirus pandemic, is handing out face masks and hand sanitizer to passengers at busy “L” stations [...] Read full article: CTA to distribute kits with face masks, ...→

How experts recommend you buy the best face masks for your kids

How experts recommend you buy the best face masks for your kids

If you’re looking for the best face masks for kids, start with masks they’re actually going to want to wear. Read full article: How experts recommend you buy the best f...→

Inside Trump's Tulsa rally, no distancing, few masks and plenty of doubt about coronavirus

Inside Trump's Tulsa rally, no distancing, few masks and plenty of doubt about coronavirus

Before the event, local health officials announced the highest number of cases yet to be reported in a single day in the state. Read full article: Inside Trump's Tulsa rally, no distancin...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Can't Find A Bandana? Congressman Adam Schiff Wants To Mail You A Free Cloth Face Mask To Stop Coronavirus

Can't Find A Bandana? Congressman Adam Schiff Wants To Mail You A Free Cloth Face Mask To Stop Coronavirus

San Fernando Valley lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday to provide free cloth face coverings to any American who requests one via the U.S. Postal Servic [...] Read full article: Can't Find A Bandana? Congressman Adam S...→

Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green Phase Of Coronavirus Reopening Plan

Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green Phase Of Coronavirus Reopening Plan

Topping the safety checklist is wearing a face mask, social distancing, reducing crowds and washing hands. Read full article: Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green...→

Washington orders face coverings statewide starting Friday as coronavirus spreads

Washington orders face coverings statewide starting Friday as coronavirus spreads

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday announced a statewide mandate requiring facial coverings for residents in public spaces amid a recent increase in c [...] Read full article: Washington orders face coverings statewi...→

Washington state to require face masks in public

Washington state to require face masks in public

The order requires face coverings when people are indoor in a public area, and outdoors in a public area when six feet of physical distancing can’t be maintain [...] Read full article: Washington state to require face masks i...→

LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Million Cloth Face Masks

LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Million Cloth Face Masks

The L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to buy and distribute three million cloth face masks in the next 90 days. Read full article: LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Milli...→

How to Fix 4 Accidental Consequences of Wearing Face Masks

How to Fix 4 Accidental Consequences of Wearing Face Masks

Wearing a mask can have four unintentional  consequences that might actually undo the benefits, according to Fast Company. Read full article: How to Fix 4 Accidental Consequences of ...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use face mask in public | WTOP

Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use face mask in public | WTOP

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian federal judge on Tuesday ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with local rules to wear a face mask whenever he is outdoors i [...] Read full article: Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use f...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

240 Counterfeit 3M Face Masks Seized at O'Hare International Airport

240 Counterfeit 3M Face Masks Seized at O'Hare International Airport

A total of 240 3M face masks were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in late May at Chicago’s O’Hare Interational Airport, a CBP spokesman s [...] Read full article: 240 Counterfeit 3M Face Masks Seized at ...→

Mayor Kriseman signs executive order requiring face masks indoors

Mayor Kriseman signs executive order requiring face masks indoors

Mayor Rick Kriseman signed an executive order requiring everyone to wear face masks or coverings in the city of St. Petersburg. Read full article: Mayor Kriseman signs executive order req...→

Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to require masks in public at all times

Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to require masks in public at all times

MIAMI (WSVN) - Leaders from several Miami-Dade County municipalities are stepping up measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19, as the state surpassed 100,0 [...] Read full article: Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to requir...→

Face masks not required in Lakeland after commissioners vote against mandate

Face masks not required in Lakeland after commissioners vote against mandate

Lakeland city leaders voted on Monday to not require face masks to be worn indoors, similar to mandates made by the cities of Tampa and St. Petersburg. Read full article: Face masks not required in Lakeland afte...→

California governors team up to promote the use of face masks to stop the spread of COVID-19

California governors team up to promote the use of face masks to stop the spread of COVID-19

"Just do it." California's last five governors are sending a message about wearing a mask during the pandemic. Read full article: California governors team up to promote ...→

How experts recommend you buy the best face masks for your kids

How experts recommend you buy the best face masks for your kids

If you’re looking for the best face masks for kids, start with masks they’re actually going to want to wear. Read full article: How experts recommend you buy the best f...→

Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses coronavirus on

Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses coronavirus on "Face the Nation," June 21, 2020

The following is a transcript of an interview with former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb that aired Sunday, June 21, 2020, on "Face the Nation." Read full article: Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses cor...→

These are the states requiring people to wear masks when out in public

These are the states requiring people to wear masks when out in public

By Allen Kim, Scottie Andrew and James Froio | CNN A growing number of US states have mandated the use of masks and face coverings while in public. With many s [...] Read full article: These are the states requiring people to...→

Phoenix requires masks in public as coronavirus cases surge

Phoenix requires masks in public as coronavirus cases surge

The Phoenix city council held an emergency meeting on Friday to pass an order requiring residents to wear face masks when they go out in public, in an effort t [...] Read full article: Phoenix requires masks in public as coro...→

Few face masks outside Trump's Tulsa rally site

Few face masks outside Trump's Tulsa rally site

“If Trump felt comfortable having it here, then I’m comfortable," said one supporter. Said another, of the coronavirus risk: "If today is the day I die, today [...] Read full article: Few face masks outside Trump's Tulsa ral...→

Coronavirus: Model projects that 33,000 US lives would be saved by wearing masks

Coronavirus: Model projects that 33,000 US lives would be saved by wearing masks

University of Washington researchers say that the daily US death rate from the coronavirus could drop below 100 per day if masks are near universally worn. Read full article: Coronavirus: Model projects that 33,000 ...→

Cancer Survivor In Fort Worth Sews Face Masks For Cancer Patients

Cancer Survivor In Fort Worth Sews Face Masks For Cancer Patients

Kathy Carruth, a breast cancer survivor in Fort Worth, is using her sewing skills to protect other cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Cancer Survivor In Fort Worth Sews Face ...→

4 locations in Hillsborough County offering free face masks

4 locations in Hillsborough County offering free face masks

There are four locations throughout Hillsborough County giving out free cloth face coverings as the state continues to see a rise in COVID-19 cases. Read full article: 4 locations in Hillsborough County offer...→

Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the public sector

Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the public sector

For months, private sector workers have had to deal with the harsh economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Business closures lead to furloughs, sa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the publ...→

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

As the governor mulls major vetos to next year’s budget, will Alyssa’s Law make the cut? The bill, passed last legislative session, would require all public sc [...] Read full article: Parkland mother hopeful governor approve...→

House Dems consider requiring face masks at Capitol

House Dems consider requiring face masks at Capitol

House Democratic leaders are considering mandating that members wear face masks at the Capitol during floor proceedings to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Read full article: House Dems consider requiring face masks...→

Buying antimicrobial face masks? Here’s what experts recommend.

Buying antimicrobial face masks? Here’s what experts recommend.

Shopping for face masks with antimicrobial properties? We consulted medical experts on what you should know before buying. Read full article: Buying antimicrobial face masks? Here’s ...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

PPA to Enforce Parking Meters Again, SEPTA Requires Face Masks to Ride

After a weekend of protests over the death of George Floyd while in custody of Minneapolis police and violent unrest, the National Guard supplied an extra laye [...] Read full article: PPA to Enforce Parking Meters Again, SEP...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Pinellas County leaders consider making face masks mandatory

Pinellas County leaders consider making face masks mandatory

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman is planning to sign an ordinance mandating everyone in the city to wear a mask anytime they enter an indoor business. Read full article: Pinellas County leaders consider making ...→

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

CTA to distribute kits with face masks, hand sanitizer to riders this week

CTA to distribute kits with face masks, hand sanitizer to riders this week

The CTA, which has seen steep ridership drops due to the coronavirus pandemic, is handing out face masks and hand sanitizer to passengers at busy “L” stations [...] Read full article: CTA to distribute kits with face masks, ...→

Inside Trump's Tulsa rally, no distancing, few masks and plenty of doubt about coronavirus

Inside Trump's Tulsa rally, no distancing, few masks and plenty of doubt about coronavirus

Before the event, local health officials announced the highest number of cases yet to be reported in a single day in the state. Read full article: Inside Trump's Tulsa rally, no distancin...→

Face Masks Required in the Florida Keys or $500 Fine

Face Masks Required in the Florida Keys or $500 Fine

Anyone in the Florida Keys will be required to wear a face mask to help curb the spread of coronavirus or get hit with a $500 civil fine. Read full article: Face Masks Required in the Florida Keys ...→

Fox News Poll: Voters say yes to face masks, no to rallies

Fox News Poll: Voters say yes to face masks, no to rallies

Voters gave a thumbs-up to face masks and a thumbs-down to political rallies in the latest Fox News Poll. Eighty (80) percent have a favorable view of mask-wea [...] Read full article: Fox News Poll: Voters say yes to face ma...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Can't Find A Bandana? Congressman Adam Schiff Wants To Mail You A Free Cloth Face Mask To Stop Coronavirus

Can't Find A Bandana? Congressman Adam Schiff Wants To Mail You A Free Cloth Face Mask To Stop Coronavirus

San Fernando Valley lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday to provide free cloth face coverings to any American who requests one via the U.S. Postal Servic [...] Read full article: Can't Find A Bandana? Congressman Adam S...→

Coronavirus: Model projects that 33,000 US lives would be saved by wearing masks

Coronavirus: Model projects that 33,000 US lives would be saved by wearing masks

University of Washington researchers say that the daily US death rate from the coronavirus could drop below 100 per day if masks are near universally worn. Read full article: Coronavirus: Model projects that 33,000 ...→

Cancer Survivor In Fort Worth Sews Face Masks For Cancer Patients

Cancer Survivor In Fort Worth Sews Face Masks For Cancer Patients

Kathy Carruth, a breast cancer survivor in Fort Worth, is using her sewing skills to protect other cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Cancer Survivor In Fort Worth Sews Face ...→

Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green Phase Of Coronavirus Reopening Plan

Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green Phase Of Coronavirus Reopening Plan

Topping the safety checklist is wearing a face mask, social distancing, reducing crowds and washing hands. Read full article: Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green...→

4 locations in Hillsborough County offering free face masks

4 locations in Hillsborough County offering free face masks

There are four locations throughout Hillsborough County giving out free cloth face coverings as the state continues to see a rise in COVID-19 cases. Read full article: 4 locations in Hillsborough County offer...→

Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the public sector

Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the public sector

For months, private sector workers have had to deal with the harsh economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Business closures lead to furloughs, sa [...] Read full article: Coronavirus cutbacks coming for the publ...→

Washington orders face coverings statewide starting Friday as coronavirus spreads

Washington orders face coverings statewide starting Friday as coronavirus spreads

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday announced a statewide mandate requiring facial coverings for residents in public spaces amid a recent increase in c [...] Read full article: Washington orders face coverings statewi...→

Washington state to require face masks in public

Washington state to require face masks in public

The order requires face coverings when people are indoor in a public area, and outdoors in a public area when six feet of physical distancing can’t be maintain [...] Read full article: Washington state to require face masks i...→

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Million Cloth Face Masks

LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Million Cloth Face Masks

The L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to buy and distribute three million cloth face masks in the next 90 days. Read full article: LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Milli...→

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

As the governor mulls major vetos to next year’s budget, will Alyssa’s Law make the cut? The bill, passed last legislative session, would require all public sc [...] Read full article: Parkland mother hopeful governor approve...→

How to Fix 4 Accidental Consequences of Wearing Face Masks

How to Fix 4 Accidental Consequences of Wearing Face Masks

Wearing a mask can have four unintentional  consequences that might actually undo the benefits, according to Fast Company. Read full article: How to Fix 4 Accidental Consequences of ...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

House Dems consider requiring face masks at Capitol

House Dems consider requiring face masks at Capitol

House Democratic leaders are considering mandating that members wear face masks at the Capitol during floor proceedings to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Read full article: House Dems consider requiring face masks...→

Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use face mask in public | WTOP

Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use face mask in public | WTOP

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian federal judge on Tuesday ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with local rules to wear a face mask whenever he is outdoors i [...] Read full article: Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use f...→

Buying antimicrobial face masks? Here’s what experts recommend.

Buying antimicrobial face masks? Here’s what experts recommend.

Shopping for face masks with antimicrobial properties? We consulted medical experts on what you should know before buying. Read full article: Buying antimicrobial face masks? Here’s ...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

PPA to Enforce Parking Meters Again, SEPTA Requires Face Masks to Ride

After a weekend of protests over the death of George Floyd while in custody of Minneapolis police and violent unrest, the National Guard supplied an extra laye [...] Read full article: PPA to Enforce Parking Meters Again, SEP...→

240 Counterfeit 3M Face Masks Seized at O'Hare International Airport

240 Counterfeit 3M Face Masks Seized at O'Hare International Airport

A total of 240 3M face masks were seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in late May at Chicago’s O’Hare Interational Airport, a CBP spokesman s [...] Read full article: 240 Counterfeit 3M Face Masks Seized at ...→

Mayor Kriseman signs executive order requiring face masks indoors

Mayor Kriseman signs executive order requiring face masks indoors

Mayor Rick Kriseman signed an executive order requiring everyone to wear face masks or coverings in the city of St. Petersburg. Read full article: Mayor Kriseman signs executive order req...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to require masks in public at all times

Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to require masks in public at all times

MIAMI (WSVN) - Leaders from several Miami-Dade County municipalities are stepping up measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19, as the state surpassed 100,0 [...] Read full article: Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to requir...→

Pinellas County leaders consider making face masks mandatory

Pinellas County leaders consider making face masks mandatory

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman is planning to sign an ordinance mandating everyone in the city to wear a mask anytime they enter an indoor business. Read full article: Pinellas County leaders consider making ...→

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Surgeon General Recommends People Wear Masks in Public Following Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Over the weekend, following back to back days of record-setting confirmed coronavirus cases, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees signed a public health advis [...] Read full article: Florida Surgeon General Recommends Peopl...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Face masks not required in Lakeland after commissioners vote against mandate

Face masks not required in Lakeland after commissioners vote against mandate

Lakeland city leaders voted on Monday to not require face masks to be worn indoors, similar to mandates made by the cities of Tampa and St. Petersburg. Read full article: Face masks not required in Lakeland afte...→

CTA to distribute kits with face masks, hand sanitizer to riders this week

CTA to distribute kits with face masks, hand sanitizer to riders this week

The CTA, which has seen steep ridership drops due to the coronavirus pandemic, is handing out face masks and hand sanitizer to passengers at busy “L” stations [...] Read full article: CTA to distribute kits with face masks, ...→

California governors team up to promote the use of face masks to stop the spread of COVID-19

California governors team up to promote the use of face masks to stop the spread of COVID-19

"Just do it." California's last five governors are sending a message about wearing a mask during the pandemic. Read full article: California governors team up to promote ...→

How experts recommend you buy the best face masks for your kids

How experts recommend you buy the best face masks for your kids

If you’re looking for the best face masks for kids, start with masks they’re actually going to want to wear. Read full article: How experts recommend you buy the best f...→

Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses coronavirus on

Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses coronavirus on "Face the Nation," June 21, 2020

The following is a transcript of an interview with former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb that aired Sunday, June 21, 2020, on "Face the Nation." Read full article: Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses cor...→

Inside Trump's Tulsa rally, no distancing, few masks and plenty of doubt about coronavirus

Inside Trump's Tulsa rally, no distancing, few masks and plenty of doubt about coronavirus

Before the event, local health officials announced the highest number of cases yet to be reported in a single day in the state. Read full article: Inside Trump's Tulsa rally, no distancin...→

These are the states requiring people to wear masks when out in public

These are the states requiring people to wear masks when out in public

By Allen Kim, Scottie Andrew and James Froio | CNN A growing number of US states have mandated the use of masks and face coverings while in public. With many s [...] Read full article: These are the states requiring people to...→

Face Masks Required in the Florida Keys or $500 Fine

Face Masks Required in the Florida Keys or $500 Fine

Anyone in the Florida Keys will be required to wear a face mask to help curb the spread of coronavirus or get hit with a $500 civil fine. Read full article: Face Masks Required in the Florida Keys ...→

Fox News Poll: Voters say yes to face masks, no to rallies

Fox News Poll: Voters say yes to face masks, no to rallies

Voters gave a thumbs-up to face masks and a thumbs-down to political rallies in the latest Fox News Poll. Eighty (80) percent have a favorable view of mask-wea [...] Read full article: Fox News Poll: Voters say yes to face ma...→

Phoenix requires masks in public as coronavirus cases surge

Phoenix requires masks in public as coronavirus cases surge

The Phoenix city council held an emergency meeting on Friday to pass an order requiring residents to wear face masks when they go out in public, in an effort t [...] Read full article: Phoenix requires masks in public as coro...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Few face masks outside Trump's Tulsa rally site

Few face masks outside Trump's Tulsa rally site

“If Trump felt comfortable having it here, then I’m comfortable," said one supporter. Said another, of the coronavirus risk: "If today is the day I die, today [...] Read full article: Few face masks outside Trump's Tulsa ral...→