California Public Health Officials Release Guidance on Use of Cloth Face Coverings

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California’s public health officials today released guidance on the use of cloth face coverings to protect against COVID-19 for Californians who must leave their homes to conduct essential activities. The guidance does not require people to wear face coverings – and is not a substitute for the state’s current guidance regarding social distancing and hand washing. The state also does not recommend Californians use N-95 or surgical masks, which are needed for our health care workers and first responders who will be there for when our lives at risk.

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California’s public health officials today released guidance on the use of cloth face coverings to protect against COVID-19 for Californians who must leave their homes to conduct essential activities. The guidance does not require people to wear face coverings – and is not a substitute for the state’s current guidance regarding social distancing and hand washing. The state also does not recommend Californians use N-95 or surgical masks, which are needed for our health care workers and first responders who will be there for when our lives at risk.

Read more on PublicHealthSBC.org

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Author: Santa Barbara County Public Health Dept,

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department exists to improve the health Santa Barbara County by preventing disease, promoting wellness, ensuring access to needed health care, and maintaining a safe and healthy environment.

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