We all know the drill. The COVID-19 virus is contagious and often deadly. We all want to protect those around us and we want to protect ourselves. This is the right thing to do. We understand that certain steps can reduce our exposure to the virus and make us less susceptible. Masks, social distancing, and common sense can help us end the pandemic and get America open again. And now there's a new approach to protection. It's not high-tech, complicated, or expensive. It is instead practical, affordable, and available today.
“Masks,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “are recommended as a simple barrier to help prevent respiratory droplets from traveling into the air and onto other people when the person wearing the mask coughs, sneezes, talks, or raises their voice.”