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A cloth face covering is anything the completely covers your mouth and nose - whether a scarf or bandana or a sewn face covering with ties or straps that go around your head or behind your ears More protective coverings such as masks or respirators may be required in the workplace Cloth masks or face coverings or disposable masks are acceptable as long as they cover the nose and mouth Medical grade masks surgical masks and N95 respirators should be reserved for healthcare workers or other medical first responders as recommended by CDC guidance

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2020/9/8It's critical that your face covering cover your nose and mouth and that you keep the covering on your face the entire time you're in public How to Make Your Own Face Covering U S Surgeon General Dr Jerome Adams shares ways to create your own cloth face covering in a

2020/4/13HOW TO USE A CLOTH FACE COVERING Whether you make a cotton covering or use a scarf or bandana here are tips from the U S CDC on wearing a cloth face covering The CDC recommends wearing a face covering in settings where it may be difficult to distance yourself like inside stores or pharmacies:

They found that the masks and cloth face coverings were effective at preventing the spread of COVID-19—if we wear them! The biggest limitation in their effectiveness was inconsistent mask use This means that people who feel healthy need to wear a cloth face covering in public places—especially indoors—and stay at least six feet away from other people

2020/6/93 Tips to Add Face Coverings to your Routine Public Health Insider Public Health – Seattle King County by Augusta Herman Wearing a face covering in public is a habit we need to ingrain not only because of the Local Health Officer Directive but also because we'll need to protect each other as we gradually engage with the outside world again

DO cover your face with a couple layers of cloth while in public places DO wash your hands or use hand sanitizer before you put your face mask on and after you take it off DO wash your cloth face covering in a washing machine after a day's use DO take a cloth face covering with you if you are hiking or visiting a

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Therefore CDC does not currently recommend use of face shields as a substitute for masks However wearing a mask may not be feasible in every situation for some people for example people who are deaf or hard of hearing—or those who care for or interact with a person who is hearing impaired

Winneshiek County Board of Health Position Statement The Winneshiek County Board of Health STRONGLY RECOMMENDS that all Winneshiek County residents and visitors wear a cloth face mask or face covering when in public and maintain a six (6) foot distance from others

2020/8/2Face coverings are now required by executive order of the governor when people are inside public places Anyone aged ten and over is required to wear a face covering inside certain public places It is strongly recommended that children older than two wear face covering

2020/5/19A cloth face covering is not intended to protect the wearer but may prevent the spread of virus from the wearer to others A cloth face covering should be worn whenever people must go into public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain

2020/8/31Kinds of masks There are many kinds of masks but these are the 3 most common Cloth mask or face covering This is cloth used to cover the nose and mouth tied behind the head or secured over the ears with elastic loops It is made of cotton silk linen or

Protect others by wearing a cloth face covering: English and Spanish CDC: Use of cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19 The Do's and Don'ts of wearing face coverings King County directive to wear face coverings and which face covering you

cloth face masks and CDC's use of cloth face coverings STRONGLY RECOMMENDED: o Provide cloth face coverings for staff other adults and students o Provide disposable face coverings for staff visitors or students who do not have a cloth face covering

They found that the masks and cloth face coverings were effective at preventing the spread of COVID-19—if we wear them! The biggest limitation in their effectiveness was inconsistent mask use This means that people who feel healthy need to wear a cloth face covering in public places—especially indoors—and stay at least six feet away from other people

Recommendations for Use of Face Coverings in the School Setting

cloth face masks and CDC's use of cloth face coverings STRONGLY RECOMMENDED: o Provide cloth face coverings for staff other adults and students o Provide disposable face coverings for staff visitors or students who do not have a cloth face covering

2020/7/3(a) "Face Covering" is a cloth face covering mask or other device to cover the nose and mouth of a person to impede the spread of saliva or other fluids during speaking coughing sneezing or other intentional or involuntary action Medical grade masks are not

2020/4/7On Friday additional guidance on cloth face masks was provided by federal and local public health authorities and King County quickly moved to identify a supplier and put in an order for cloth masks for front line non-medical workers The cloth face masks

They found that the masks and cloth face coverings were effective at preventing the spread of COVID-19—if we wear them! The biggest limitation in their effectiveness was inconsistent mask use This means that people who feel healthy need to wear a cloth face covering in public places—especially indoors—and stay at least six feet away from other people

2020/3/13Masks Face coverings are required in Dane County under these circumstances: There are currently two Orders in effect regarding face coverings: one from Governor Tony Evers' office that is in effect as of August 1 2020 and covers all of Wisconsin and one from Public Health Madison Dane County that took effect on July 13 2020 (some amendments made in Order #9 that took effect

2020/9/8It's critical that your face covering cover your nose and mouth and that you keep the covering on your face the entire time you're in public How to Make Your Own Face Covering U S Surgeon General Dr Jerome Adams shares ways to create your own cloth face covering in a

Masks face shields and face coverings are currently required statewide for indoor public spaces (e g grocery stores pharmacies public transit personal services providers restaurants bars retail stores and more) In addition face coverings are required in outdoor

2020/8/2Face coverings are now required by executive order of the governor when people are inside public places Anyone aged ten and over is required to wear a face covering inside certain public places It is strongly recommended that children older than two wear face covering