Tag: face mask

a sign in a window reads "mask required for entry"

September 7, 2021

A major study shows that masks lower infection rates, but some masks are better than others.

A sign on a gate reads "Mask required for entry"

August 3, 2021

Some area stores are already moving to request or require mask usage again.

Two children with backpacks wearing face masks

June 28, 2021

The state’s top doctor says schools should keep mask mandates in place once classes start in the fall.

Signs in windows encourage mask wearing and social distancing

June 23, 2021

Some businesses are still requiring masks even though the state has done away with the mandate.

a boy in a face mask takes notes

May 24, 2021

The district has decided to start out the school year masked and then re-evaluate.

a man in a face mask jogs in a park

April 28, 2021

People who have been fully vaccinated can now go maskless outdoors.

a woman wearing two masks

February 3, 2021

Leaders and health experts are recommending people wear two masks when they go out in public to better protect themselves from COVID.

a KN95 mask

January 5, 2021

The KN95 masks are among the most effective methods of preventing the spread of COVID. The state wants to get them in the hands of people who need them.

an infographic showing the proper way to wear a mask

December 16, 2020

The state has launched a campaign aimed at getting people to use masks correctly.

a sign asking people to fight COVID-19

December 7, 2020

Kalamazoo County’s health officer worries about winter COVID impact on workers and lives.