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Conemaugh Health System Asks Patients,Visitors To Wear Medical Masks to Combat COVID-19

 

January 13, 2022



To help combat the surge of COVID-19 cases locally, Conemaugh Health System is requesting that patients and visitors (ages 2 and older) wear medical-grade masks instead of cloth masks at facilities across the health system.

While cloth masks offer some protection, studies show that medical masks offer a higher level of protection from COVID-19 and its variants. Patients and visitors with cloth masks, gaiters, or bandanas will be provided a medical-grade mask upon arrival. Masking is required at all times within health system facilities.

“With uncontrolled spread of COVID-19 in our communi...



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