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New CDC mask recommendations draw on local COVID-19 cases, healthcare system impacts

By | February 25th, 2022|Preparedness|

ADHS has consistently followed Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and today’s updated CDC recommendations on mask use are no exception.  The CDC’s mask recommendations now vary according to a community level that considers COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents and COVID-19’s impact on the local healthcare system. The COVID-19 [...]

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Study finds mask use associated with reduced risk of contracting COVID-19

By | February 7th, 2022|Preparedness|

Masking up and being up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations are a powerful combination when it comes to reducing the risk of testing positive, according to a new study published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.  Research has already shown that face masks and respirators, when worn [...]

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