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Mask Guidance

Mask Guidance
Updated Mar. 21, 2022

Wear a Mask When There is A Lot of COVID in Your Community

Wear a mask in public places where there are a lot of people around.

The mask must cover your nose.

The mask must cover your mouth.

The mask must fit under your chin.

The mask must be snug on your face.

Make sure it is easy to breathe.

If you visit someone who might get very sick from COVID-19, wear a mask when you are with them.

If you might get sick from COVID-19, talk to your doctor about when you should wear a mask.

You can wear a mask inside public places like grocery stores and movie theaters at any time.

You can wear a mask in outdoor public places like parks at any time.

If you have been with someone who is sick with COVID-19, take a self-test or go to a doctor to get tested for COVID-19.