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Humboldt County Office of Education: Humboldt Health Alert: Health Officials Change Position on Face Mask Effectiveness

Humboldt Health Alert: Health Officials Change Position on Face Mask Effectiveness

On April 3, Humboldt County health officials released new guidelines regarding the potential effectiveness and importance of wearing masks when out in public.

From the County press release:

Following new guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich is now recommending members of the public wear face coverings when leaving their homes on essential business.

The recommendation comes after emerging information that suggests a possible benefit to having members of the public mask when outside their home.

Read the full release here. View the official Humboldt County face covering FAQ here.