Worcester health officials call for masking, but not just for COVID

Health RSV is one of the viruses contributing to a sharp increase in pediatric hospitalizations.  Worcester health officials have recommended mask wearing amid a rise in cases of respiratory syncytial…

San Diego Health Officials Urge Masking in Crowds Amid COVID Infections Spike

People wear masks at a park. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid San Diego County is seeing spikes in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, prompting local public health officials to encourage residents to be more…

Philadelphia health officials watch new COVID-19 variant, suggest masking indoors

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Philadelphia health officials are warning people that there could be a new wave of COVID-19 infections. Even though COVID cases remain low in Philadelphia, health officials are…

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: Masking Updates | Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

As many mask mandates are lifted, the federal government extended its travel mask mandate by one month, and a new study illustrates the value in judicious mask use. Florida’s New…

Masking Did Help Protect Children From Covid Last Fall, According to a CDC Study

More and more American school districts have dropped mask mandates in recent weeks as coronavirus cases plunged across the United States. But they remain a subject of debate among some…

Masking and Isolating Reduced Omicron Spread in Homes, C.D.C. Finds

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus has been so contagious that it may have seemed a foregone conclusion that if one person in a household became ill, other people living…

The C.D.C. releases new guidance that will allow localities to ease masking and social distancing.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday offered a new strategy to help communities across the country live with the coronavirus and get back to some version of…

School Masking Court Decision, CPS COVID Protocols – NBC Chicago

An Illinois appellate court dismissed Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s appeal for school mask mandates, blocking the state from enforcing face coverings in the classroom. However, Chicago Public Schools will continue to…