‘Face diapers not required’: Florida restaurant mask policy going viral
HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. – No mask? No problem at one Hernando County restaurant. The policy posted on BeckyJack’s Food Shack Facebook page is going viral on social media. Owner Jesse Fox said he wants customers to know wearing a mask is not required for customers or staff, according to a report from WFLA. The owner of Beckyjack’s Food Shack says if the county required people to wear a mask in restaurants, he would follow that rule.
Face mask check: Are you being hygienic enough?
By now, wearing a face mask when you’re out and about or around crowds of people should be nothing new. Here’s what the WHO had to say about using a fabric mask:Wash your hands before putting on the mask. If you need to use the mask again, hold it at the elastic loops when removing it from the bag. If hot water is not available, wash the mask in soap or detergent and room-temperature water, followed by either boiling the mask for 1 minute OR; by soaking the mask in 0.1% chlorine for 1 minute and thoroughly rinsing the mask with room-temperature water (there should not be any toxic residue of chlorine on the mask). Make sure you’re continuing to socially distance yourself from people who aren’t in your household, keep washing those hands and try to avoid touching your face as much as possible.
Wearing a creative or fun face mask? We want to see
This time last year, we were beginning to talk about what kinds of fun costumes and masks we might wear for Halloween. Nowadays, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, masks are an every day, everywhere kind of thing. In an effort to fight the spread of the coronavirus, masks have been mandated for wear in plenty of places, so perhaps your mask has become second nature. That not only makes it a little more fun for those wearing the masks, but for us who are out people-watching (and unable to actually see people’s faces). And perhaps you just might give some others some fun ideas to work with.
Delta bans 120 passengers for refusing to wear face masks
As the global coronavirus pandemic continues, face masks have become a requirement in business around the world. Delta Air Lines has put 120 passengers on its no-fly list after refusing to comply with the carrier’s requirement to wear a mask while aboard one of its flights, according to a report from CBS News. We’ve already banned 120 flyers from future travel with Delta for refusing to wear masks on board.”Atlanta-based Delta is also expanding its COVID-19 testing program to cover its entire workforce over the next four weeks. That will include at-home screening for employees, starting with those who live in two virus hotspots, Florida and Texas. Most major U.S. airlines now require masks to be worn on flights, but until recently enforcement has been spotty.
The surgeon general wants Americans to stop buying face masks
CNN – The United States' top doctor has one simple request: Stop buying face masks. US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams' message, posted to Twitter on Saturday, was a response to face mask shortages as people stocked up due to coronavirus concerns. “STOP BUYING MASKS!”"They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching #Coronavirus, but if healthcare providers can't get them to care for sick patients, it puts them and our communities at risk!" With coronavirus popping up in the United States, some have begun buying face masks as a form of protection, despite the likes of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Vice President Mike Pence saying they're unnecessary. And, like Adams points out, if these masks run out, they won't be available to the medical professionals who are at the highest risk for disease transmission.