CLOSE This is how often you should wash your cloth face mask. USA TODAY The claim: Face masks cause staph infections. Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the use of face masks in public in April, misinformation about the consequences of mask-wearing has spread on social media. A subset of […]

Opening day, at last. A baseball season that was on the brink before it ever began because of the virus outbreak is set to start Thursday night when excitable Max Scherzer and the World Series champion Washington Nationals host prized ace Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees. When it […]

The fashion world is stepping up in a time of need: Countless companies are now making, selling and donating non-medical grade face masks for daily protection from COVID-19. Demand for cloth face mask options has soared in recent months, in part because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now […]

TAMPA, FL — The Hillsborough County superintendent of schools has announced that students and staff returning to public schools on Aug. 10 will be required to wear face masks. After meeting with health officials, business leaders, teachers and school administrators, Superintendent Addison Davis said he believes masks are the best […]

HuffPost may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Prices and availability subject to change. Rainbows, dinosaurs and tie-dye — there are lots of face masks for kids that they’ll actually wear. (Photo: Westend61 via Getty Images) After months of online classes, virtual playdates and board games, […]

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With coronavirus cases continuing to increase across the country, this one mall store wants to help by dedicating its shelves to personal protective equipment for adults and kids. Shield Pals, which sells PPE like cloth masks, face shields, hand sanitizer and gowns, opened on June 27 at The Mall of […]

The fashion world is stepping up in a time of need: Countless companies are now making, selling and donating non-medical grade face masks for daily protection from COVID-19. Demand for cloth face mask options has soared in recent months, in part because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now […]

(Bloomberg Opinion) — Why all the fuss about masks? Why won’t people just wear them? “Masking has become controversial. It shouldn’t be,” former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said on “Face the Nation.” To health experts, masks seem like a simple, apolitical precaution. In medical jargon, they’re personal […]