Mandatory Guidance - Face Coverings

8.30.21- Face Masks Required by county Health Officer

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7.2021- Current California Guidance for Face Masks

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The science isn’t simple but it’s clear. Decreased spread of disease, decreased hospitalizations, decreased deaths. See these articles:

See, in particular, p. 107, 108 of the Cochrane Meta-Analysis on the effectiveness of masks:

>>>>>   Plain masks reduced the chances of getting infected by 68%.

Other scientific articles:

The popular press: