• Effective April 17th: All People in New York are Required to Wear Masks or Face Coverings

    Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced he will issue an Executive Order requiring all people in New York to wear a mask or a face covering when out in public and in situations where social distancing cannot be maintained, such as on public transportation. The Executive Order will go into effect on Friday, April 17th.
  • NY Times - "More Americans Should Probably Wear Masks for Protection"

    Experts have started to question whether masks may offer at least some protection to healthy individuals and essential workers.
  • Do The Five - Help Stop Coronovirus

    Do The Five - Help Stop Coronovirus

    1. HANDS Wash them often

    2. ELBOW Cough into it

    3. FACE Don't touch it

    4. FEET Stay more than 3ft apart

    5. FEEL sick? Stay home

  • What does the World Health Organization say about masks?

    This document provides rapid advice on the use of medical masks in communities, at home and at healthcare facilities in areas that have reported outbreaks caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). It is intended for public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, healthcare managers, healthcare workers and community health workers. It will be revised as more data become available.
  • 3M's Comparison of KN95, N95 and other Filter Facepiece Respirator Classes

    Filtering facepiece respirators (FFR), which are sometimes called disposable respirators, are subject to various regulatory standards around the world. These standards specify certain required...