• All your questions about how to wear a face mask -- answered


    Face masks can be unexpectedly complicated, especially for those who are new to wearing them.

    Navigating which ones you should buy and understanding who they protect, figuring out if you can reuse them and how to get your little ones to wear them are daunting tasks.
  • CDC Recommends Wearing Cloth Face Covering in Public Settings

    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.
  • Should we all be wearing masks in public? Experts revisit the question

    As cases of the coronavirus have skyrocketed, there's new thinking about the benefits that masks could offer in slowing the spread. The CDC says it is now reviewing its policy and may be considering a recommendation to encourage broader use.
  • CDC considering recommending the general public to wear face coverings in public

    Officials at the CDC are considering altering the official guidance to encourage people to take measures to cover their faces amid the coronavirus pandemic.