Covid 19

Facemasks are no longer required. Should I still wear one?

By Dan Smith

By Dr. William Kim, Chief Medical Advisor, Beach Cities Health District Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) updated their guidance for people wearing face masks as a prevention measure during the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of masks being “required,” they are now “strongly recommended.” The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health followed suit, lifting their indoor mask requirement as of Friday after the County achieved the “Low Community Risk” level. Many people are happy they…