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Recommended: Wear Face Masks

Posted: Saturday, April 4, 2020
Subject: Face masks
The CDC is recommending all Americans to wear cloth face masks when out in public.  It makes sense if for some reason you can’t ”stay at home.” 

We now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms (“asymptomatic”) and that even those who eventually develop symptoms (“pre-symptomatic”) can transmit the virus to others before showing symptoms.  This means that the virus can spread between people interacting in close proximity—for example, speaking, coughing, or sneezing—even if those people are not exhibiting symptoms.  In light of this new evidence, CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.

Please do your part to ensure the safety of others.