Parents, advocates angered by reduction in Covid safety measures in school

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Parents, advocates angered by reduction in Covid safety measures in school

Children in the United States are about to commence their second, full Covid school year with as much fear and frustration as their first. As the Delta variant causes cases to surge globally and childhood cases to rise, districts have dropped their precautions, and some parents are frightened, angry and deeply conflicted over how to […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the masks: With the new mandate, what happens at places of worship?

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the masks: With the new mandate, what happens at places of worship?

To mask or not to mask? Church on Sunday was a different experience for many parishioners from church last Sunday — and for many it was just the same, with the new mask guidance from the Centers for Disease Control. On Tuesday, the head of the C.D.C. was insisting before Congress that masking was still […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and masks: An update on mask-wearing from the experts

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and masks: An update on mask-wearing from the experts

Expert wisdom on mask-wearing during the coronavirus pandemic is changing, again, with the appearance of new variants of the Covid virus. A little under a year ago, as Covid first began sweeping the globe, experts presented divided opinions on wearing a face mask. (You may view ClearHealthCost’s early coverage on mask-wearing here.) While some encouraged […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) masks: To wear or not to wear?

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) masks: To wear or not to wear?

(Updated April 9) Coronavirus (COVID-19) masks: Should or shouldn’t healthy people wear face masks when outside to protect both themselves and others? In the last few weeks, the number of people wearing face masks when out in public seems to have exploded. With emerging reports from official health organizations now recommending the use of face […]