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Don’t Think You Need to Wear a Face Mask? Think Again.

Don’t Think You Need to Wear a Face Mask? Think Again.

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that almost all healthy adults and children over the age of two wear a mask to slow the spread of COVID-19, there are many reasons some people may not wear a face mask in public settings where social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. Some may believe they are immune and will not contract COVID-19. Others may not be worried about potential symptoms if they do contract the virus. And some simply do not like being forced to do anything by any large organization, especially by the government. These reasons...

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How long will you have to wear a mask? Here’s what the experts in the industry say…

How long will you have to wear a mask? Here’s what the experts in the industry say…

If you’re hoping the arrival of a coronavirus vaccine means you’ll be able to put away your mask, the experts warn we’re not close to that point yet.  It could take several months — probably deep into 2021 or even 2022 — before things get back to something close to normal in the US. The first shipments of the vaccine would mark just the beginning of what could be a long and difficult road toward the end of the pandemic that has upended life and killed more than a quarter-million people in the US. Many health experts say you may need...

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CDC Guidelines for Wearing a Face Mask

CDC Guidelines for Wearing a Face Mask

The CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) recently updated their guidelines with respect to mask wearing. The CDC now states that wearing a face mask is not only important for people to protect others, but that, wearing a face mask also protects the person wearing it.  When it comes to selecting the best and most effective face masks, the CDC provides the following guidelines. Face masks should include at least 2 layers. Face masks should cover a person’s nose AND mouth. Face masks should not be worn by children under 2 years of age, people who have trouble breathing,...

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Chicago Moves to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan on Friday, 6/26

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Chicago Moves to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan on Friday, 6/26

With COVID-19 dominating the news these days, it is not hard to become confused and overwhelmed with excessive media and health claims every which way you look. It seems that daily there are new discoveries of COVID strains and certain precautions people should be taking for their health and safety. However, one thing is for certain and that is the function and protection of face masks. While the CDC is constantly updating and revising its suggestions on where or when people should be wearing masks, it is safe to say that masks have become a new norm within our society. ...

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The sippyMASK announces release of social face mask line!

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The sippyMASK announces release of social face mask line!

Chicago — June 16, 2020 — The sippyMASK announced immediate availability of their brand new line of social face masks. “The sippyMASK is a social face mask with a magnetic adjustable mouth covering that makes drinking and eating possible without removing the mask!” said Charlie Howard, Co-Founder at The sippyMASK. Positive Customer Impact Many corporations have jumped on board ordering the social face masks for re-opening their on-site offices. The hospitality/entertainment industry are buying sippyMASKs to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and re-sell branded masks as retail in store to customers. Generating great interest from the event/sporting industry, the...

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