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IAFF Updates COVID-19 Guidance on Use of Surgical Masks

Following new guidance announced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommending that the public voluntarily wear non-medical basic cloth or fabric masks, the IAFF strongly recommends that members begin wearing surgical masks at the fire station and to consider donning a surgical mask at home around family members to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, as well as sustain a sufficient workforce to protect our communities across the United States and Canada.

Download the IAFF COVID-19 guidance on Surgical Masks: Reducing Potential Exposure.

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