CDC Suggests Wearing 2 Masks For Better Protection Against COVID-19 VariantsMask wearing has become a way of life for most people, but now the CDC is suggesting two masks be worn due to the more contagious strains of COVID-19 that increasingly spreading throughout the country.
TSA's Face Masks Fines Start At $250, Go Up To $1,500 For Repeat OffendersThe fines are in addition to some airlines banning passengers for refusing to wear masks while in-flight.
USC Study Finds Mask Wearing Is Up, Even As Americans Suffer From 'Pandemic Fatigue'It’s been a year since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in the U.S., and a USC study has confirmed what most already know – pandemic fatigue has set in.
USC Study: Only Half Of Americans Wear Masks While In Close Contact With People Outside Their HouseholdsWearing a mask is considered to be the easiest and most effective way to slow the spread of COVID-19, but a large number of adults still don’t wear them consistently, even in higher-risk situations.
OC DA: 3 Men Charged In Drive-By Shooting On Anaheim Strip Club Were Thrown Out For Not Wearing Face MasksEdgar Nava-Ayala, 34, Juan Jose Acosta-Soto, 20, and Daniel Ocampo Nava, 22, all of Anaheim, were arrested last Thursday in connection with the Halloween drive-by on the Sahara Theater.
Ventura County Sheriff: Face Mask Confrontation Caused Melee At Thousand Oaks MallDeputies were called the mall, 222 W. Hillcrest Drive, at about 6:40 p.m. Saturday after callers to 911 reported shots fired and seeing a man pointing a gun inside the mall.
Calif. Tightens Mask Mandate Amid Surge In COVID-19 CasesThe revised guidance issued Monday states that residents "must wear face coverings when they are outside the home," unless they are more than six feet away from other people.
Simi Valley Businesses Given Green Light To Call Police On Customers Who Refuse To Wear Face MasksFace masks are required by the state in order to comply with business reopening guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
No Mask, No Service: LA City Council Approves Ordinance Allowing Businesses To Require Face CoveringsThe Los Angeles City Council voted to approve the ordinance, which was proposed in response to “major setbacks” in July, according to Councilman Herb Wesson, the proposal’s author.
Burbank To Begin Enforcing Face Masks With Fines Up To $500A first citation will carry a $100 fine and a second will cost $200. Any further violations of the ordinance will cost $500 each within a 12-month period.
Port Of LA, Shipping Company Donate 75K Respiratory Masks To FarmworkersThe Port of Los Angeles, Logistics Victory Los Angeles and CMA CGM Group donated 75,000 respiratory face masks to the United Farm Workers of America Monday to help those working outdoors amid the pandemic, wildfire smoke and extreme heat.
Irvine's Great Park Balloon Reminds All Of Orange County To Mask UpThe iconic balloon – bearing the color of its home county – soars 400 feet above the Great Park and in pre-pandemic times serves as a public observation deck.
First See-Through Surgical Mask Gets FDA ApprovalThe face covering -- a surgical-grade mask that can be used in operating rooms, clinics, schools and hospitality settings – is made by ClearMask LLC, an American medical supply company.
Duke University Study Finds Neck Gaiters As Ineffective As Not Wearing A MaskThe study tested 14 different face masks or mask alternatives with the same protocol – a control trial where a speaker wore no protective covering and another test where a speaker was recorded repeating the sentence, “stay healthy, people” five times.
Hermosa Beach Adding More Personnel To Enforce Face Mask RequirementThe City of Hermosa Beach announced additional personnel will join the Hermosa Beach Police Department beginning Saturday to enforce the use face coverings in crowded areas of the city.