February 9, 2022
Public Health/Prevention
  • CDC Director Rochelle Walensky urged officials against dropping their school mask mandates. Her remarks come as a handful of states – including California, Oregon, New Jersey, Delaware, and Connecticut – say they will drop mask mandates in indoor spaces, including K-12 schools. Pointing to the burden COVID-19 cases have placed on hospitals and the tens of thousands of cases that are reported each day, Walensky said, “We have and continue to recommend masking in areas of high and substantial transmission – that is essentially everywhere in the country in public indoor setting.” (Article here)