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CDC Says One-Third of Americans Should Be Wearing Masks

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CDC Says One-Third of Americans , Should Be Wearing Masks.
CNN reports that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging local officials to encourage their constituents to mask up.
Currently, over 32% of Americans live
in regions experiencing medium to high
COVID-19 community levels.
Per CDC data, 9% of Americans live in areas with high COVID-19 community levels.
23% of citizens are currently living
in areas with a medium amount of
coronavirus transmission.
We urge local leaders to
encourage the use of prevention strategies like masking in public indoor settings and increasing
access to testing and to treatment. , Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC Director, via CNN.
In areas where community levels are high, everyone should be using prevention measures and wearing a mask in public indoor settings. , Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC Director, via CNN.
As of May 18, nearly 4.25% of counties in the
United States have soaring COVID-19 community levels. .
As we’re currently seeing
a steady rise of cases in parts of the country... , Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC Director, via CNN.
... we encourage everyone
to use the menu of tools we have today to prevent further infection and severe disease, , Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC Director, via CNN.
... including wearing a mask, getting tested, accessing treatments early if infected and getting vaccinated or boosted, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC Director, via CNN

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