Why face masks belong at your holiday gathering – 7 things you need to know about wearing them
November 29, 2020
Jason Farley, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
(THE CONVERSATION) COVID-19 has disrupted our daily lives, and it is poised to completely disrupt the holiday season. As people make holiday plans and think about ways to reduce the risks to their loved ones, a strategy is essential.
Face masks are a crucial part of that strategy, and they're now mandatory in public in an increasing number of states as COVID-19 cases soar.
I am an infectious disease-trained epidemiologist, researcher and nurse practitioner. Here are answers to some key questions about how and when to wear masks, and...