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CDC Updates Sections on Masks that Meet a Standard
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that it has made updates to its guidance on "masks that meet a standard," in addition to minor updates to its guidance on cloth masks and disposable masks.
As the CDC notes, some masks are designed and tested to ensure they perform at a consistent level, and these masks are labeled to identify the requirements they meet. The CDC advises to wear masks labeled as:
Lists of masks that meet standards, and more information on their availability can be found on the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Personal Protective Equipment Info (PPE-INFO) webpage.
Access additional information on other CDC updates, including:
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