COVID-19 is once again surging across the country as the highly transmissible omicron variant spreads rapidly. With breakthrough cases soaring, the focus has returned to masking as an important measure to protect against the virus.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends anyone 2 years or older who is not fully vaccinated to wear masks in indoor public spaces. This also applies to fully vaccinated people in areas of high transmission.
Take a look at the CDC’s recommendations for the three different mask types available and how to maximize protection with each kind.