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    While most New Yorkers have eagerly ditched their masks as the recovery from the winter COVID-19 surge continues, some counties are now being encouraged to mask up once again as the state has seen a rise in cases in some regions. In late February, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidance...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento City Unified School District held a special meeting Tuesday to decide if they will keep their mask mandate after the state’s mandate ends this week. The discussion came as more than 600 district parents have signed a petition demanding the district continues to enforce mask-wearing until the summer break fearing...
    (AP/KDKA) – Most Americans live in places where healthy people, including students in schools, can safely take a break from wearing masks under new U.S. guidelines released Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlined the new set of measures for communities where COVID-19 is easing its grip, with less of a focus on...
    (AP) – Most Americans live in places where healthy people, including students in schools, can safely take a break from wearing masks under new U.S. guidelines released Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlined the new set of measures for communities where COVID-19 is easing its grip, with less of a focus on...
    Dr Rochelle Walensky (pictured) announced Friday that the CDC would change its calculations of transmission levels in each U.S. county to now include - and value - hospitalization rates and hospital capacity The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will lift mask recommendations for 70 percent of American counties, the agency announced Friday afternoon....
    WASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: CDC to ease COVID guidelines Friday, new criteria drop mask recommendation for most of US as cases ebb. Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    BOSTON (CBS) — Gov. Baker reiterated Tuesday that he has not changed his mind about a statewide mask mandate. On. Dec. 13, Baker said there were no plans to reinstate the mask mandate, which had been in place for over a year, as well. On Tuesday, Baker activated up to 500 Massachusetts National Guard members...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Gov. Baker reiterated Tuesday that he has not changed his mind about a statewide mask mandate. On. Dec. 13, Baker said there were no plans to reinstate the mask mandate, which had been in place for over a year, as well. On Tuesday, Baker activated up to 500 Massachusetts National Guard members...
    DENVER (CBS4) – As COVID-19 cases continue to surge and strain Colorado’s health care system, the Denver Broncos are now strongly encouraging fans to wear masks in all the indoor areas at Empower Field at Mile High, regardless of vaccination status. The new recommendation went into place for Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. It includes...
    As the U.S. enters the colder holiday seasons amid the coronavirus pandemic, updated federal health guidance is encouraging virtual celebrations and outdoor gatherings to reduce the spread of COVID-19. "Attending gatherings to celebrate events and holidays increases your risk of getting and spreading COVID-19," the latest guidance reads. "The safest way to celebrate is virtually,...
    Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said on Sunday that there was “a lack of rigor” in how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention created its initial guidance on Covid-19, specifically calling out the 6-feet social distancing rule as “arbitrary.” “The six feet was arbitrary in and of itself,” Gottlieb said during an interview on...
    BENICIA, Calif. (KGO) -- Anyone aged four and up are now required to wear a mask indoors at public buildings in Benicia. That includes grocery stores, commercial office buildings and restaurants.RELATED: Businesses become enforcers as mask mandate returns to Bay AreaCity council members approved the mandate yesterday.Benicia is taking a harder stand than the rest...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami-Dade County School Board is expected to vote on Wednesday whether or not they’ll require students to wear masks when school starts on Monday, August 23. It’s likely a mask mandate will pass based on the unanimous recommendation of a medical task force on Monday which gathered to discussed safety measures...
    The professionals who oversee all five Northern Virginia health jurisdictions agree that indoor mask-wearing should resume regardless of vaccination status. In a joint letter to local leaders, the directors also said masks should be worn “in government and other public settings,” and they said their interim recommendations clarify “what applies to the fully vaccinated against...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Equinox announced Monday it will require all members, employees and riders at its Equinox clubs, SoulCylce Studios and officers in NYC to be vaccinated.The company said people have until early September to comply."We have always made the health and safety of our communities our top priority, and we will continue...
    New York Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de BlasioBiden hits resistance from unions on vaccine requirement Biden rolls dice by getting more aggressive on vaccines The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden sets new vaccine mandate as COVID-19 cases surge MORE (D) stopped short of ordering a mask mandate in the city on...
    "So the people that we're most concerned about are the unvaccinated," Murthy responded to the question from the cable TV host. "For example, if you happen to have a lot of interaction with folks who are unvaccinated, let's say you're a parent like me who has young children at home who are not vaccinated, that's...
    SACRAMENTO (BCN) — The California Department of Public Health formally recommended Wednesday that state residents resume wearing a face covering indoors, regardless of their vaccination status. The recommendation comes one day after the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued similar guidance for people who live in areas with high COVID-19 case and transmission...
    More On: Coronavirus Gov. Andrew Cuomo is a true believer of his own lies: Goodwin Los Angeles plans vax-or-test mandate for all city workers Pastor threatens to kick out mask-wearing worshippers from church Gavin Newsom pulls his kids from unmasked summer camp Former President Donald Trump blasted the Biden administration Tuesday after the Centers...
    California health officials are reviewing federal guidance that residents who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 should resume wearing masks in indoor public settings in regions with elevated levels of coronavirus transmission, but have not yet decided whether to alter the state’s rules to match. “We are doing a full review of the updated recommendations...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — There are big changes from the CDC with how kids should be thinking about school this fall. The agency said everyone from teachers to students from K thru 12, vaccinated or not, should mask up. READ MORE: Authorities Searching For Escaped Inmate Hugo Avila In West Suburban St. Charles CBS’2 Chris Tye...
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention faced major backlash on Tuesday for announcing its recommendation that vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors. The CDC announced plans to recommend that some vaccinated people should resume wearing masks indoors "under certain circumstances." This followed with an additional recommendation that everyone in K-12 schools should resume...
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' office sharply rebuked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for urging that all children, regardless of vaccination status, be required to wear masks when school returns in the fall.  CDC Director Rochelle Walensky on Tuesday cited an increase in COVID-19 cases from the delta variant for the changes, which also...
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to recommend on Tuesday that Americans fully vaccinated against the coronavirus should start wearing masks indoors again in certain parts of the country as cases climb largely due to the more infectious Delta variant. The new guidance, set to be announced by CDC Director Rochelle Walensky...
    STANISLAUS COUNTY (CBS13) – San Joaquin County is the latest in Northern California to recommend all residents, even if fully vaccinated, wear masks indoors in public settings amid an increase in coronavirus Delta variant cases. County health officials said the Delta variant was first detected in the county in May, and current cases have more...
    (CNN)As the Delta variant emerges as the dominant strain of Covid across the country, the Capitol attending physician is warning Congress about the variant's presence on Capitol Hill."The Delta variant virus has been detected in Washington, DC and in the Capitol buildings," Capitol Attending Physician Brian Monahan said in a letter obtained by CNN to...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A prominent health expert is applauding a new recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics that says all children over the age of 2 should wear face masks when going back to school. Dr. Aileen Marty, an infectious disease expert at Florida International University, tells CBS4’s Peter D’Oench, “The American Academy of...
    Former U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said coronavirus mask guidance may be "premature" or "wrong" in the face of potentially dangerous new variants.  Adams served as surgeon general under former President Donald Trump, taking a prominent role throughout the early phase of the pandemic. He recently took to Twitter to voice his own regrets and...
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance that states fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks in indoor or outdoor settings "remains unchanged," Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday. Fauci, who was asked about changing guidance issued by the WHO and even Los Angeles officials, said the agency made its "broad recommendation"...
    Republican Wisconsin Rep. Bryan Steil sent a letter Wednesday to President Joe Biden calling for answers over the timing of the federal government’s latest mask guidance, which allows vaccinated individuals not to wear masks in most settings. In the letter first obtained by the Daily Caller, Steil asked Biden about the May 13 decision from...
    BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA), which governs high school sports in the state, has unanimously approved new guidelines from the Baker Administration that say face masks are no longer required for outdoor youth sports. Here’s what that means for student athletes and spectators, according to the MIAA: •Athletes on spring teams...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci stated Tuesday that it would be “reasonable and understandable” for businesses to keep a mask requirement. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said 5 days prior on Thursday that fully vaccinated people rarely need to wear masks. “If you look at the science that evolved over the last few weeks...
    Utah Sen. Mike Lee joined a group of 30 congressional lawmakers in writing a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asking for an explanation as to why young children are being told to wear face masks. In the letter, written to CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, Lee and his colleagues lay out the...
    New York : Since the health emergency due to Covid-19 began, we all began to wear masks to prevent contagion. However, doctors were already used to using them long before this whole situation started. Because of their work, they wear a type of special-use mask, as Yahoo Life points out, but it was not...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Masks work - and they work even better if worn properly or doubled up. A new CDC study says wearing two masks or tightening one can slow the spread of COVID and block 95% of the particles coming in or out."The study by the CDC is interesting because it's one of the...
    PLEASANTON (KPIX 5) — As many Bay Area residents tried to return to a sense of normalcy by having dinner outdoors at a restaurant Friday, a new health recommendation is suggesting that wearing two masks can provide better protection when indoors. Health experts are saying it’s time to double down when it comes to wearing...
    Rhode Island Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo is being criticized after she was spotted in public dining without a mask after she warned residents that they should stay at home and avoid nonessential activities. Raimondo was photographed in public at a wine and paint event last Friday night, days after posting a message on Twitter...
    The government’s top public health agency is raising the importance of wearing face masks on planes, trains and buses, although the Trump administration has resisted making masks mandatory for travelers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new interim guidelines for travelers, including a “strong recommendation” to wear face coverings to slow the spread...
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday issued a “strong recommendation” that all passengers and employees on airplanes, trains, subways, buses, taxis and ride-share vehicles should wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The interim guidance also calls for facial coverings at transportation hubs like airports and train...
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday issued a “strong recommendation” that all passengers and employees on airplanes, trains, subways, buses, taxis and ride-share vehicles should wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The interim guidance also calls for facial coverings at transportation hubs like airports and train stations....
    Reuters October 19, 2020 0 Comments The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday issued a “strong recommendation” that all passengers and employees on airplanes, trains, subways, buses, taxis and ride-share vehicles should wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The interim guidance also calls for facial coverings at transportation hubs...
    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday issued a "strong recommendation" that all passengers and employees on airplanes, trains, subways, buses, taxis and ride-share vehicles should wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The interim guidance also calls for facial coverings at transportation hubs like...
    Alex Thomas October 6, 2020 0 Comments Democratic nominee Joe Biden continued to blast President Donald Trump this week during a speech as Trump has been fighting the coronavirus over the past few days. On Monday, Trump appeared for a photo opportunity at the South Portico of the White House and removed his...
    By KEN MILLER, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt reiterated Thursday that he will not issue a statewide mask mandate, despite a recommendation from the White House Coronavirus Task Force. “I've been very clear from the beginning that I believe a mask mandate is unenforceable and I'm not going to mandate...
    Canada’s top doctor has offered advice for its neighbors to the south regarding mask-wearing while having sex during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a new recommendation, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, advised that couples having sex should wear facial coverings. Tam said that the most important step in curtailing the spread of COVID-19...
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