Guidance for Face Coverings
Here is the current CDC guidance on face mask use. CDC recommendations do not replace federal requirements still in place for masking in certain health care facilities.
Where are face coverings required?
- Any child under the age of two (2) must not wear a face covering because of the risk of suffocation.
- Long-Term Care/Hospitals/Certain Medical facilities: Health care providers should be following CDC or a nationally recognized standard of practice in regards to masking.The CDC guidance can be found here.
Unvaccinated individuals and children ages 2 and up not eligible for the vaccine should continue to wear face coverings.
- A “face covering” means a type of mask or respirator recommended by CDC. Guidance available at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/types-of-masks.html.
Stats on COVID-19
For more data on Delaware COVID-19 cases including demographic breakdowns, go to My Healthy Community
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