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Sioux City, IAsiouxlandnews.com

SITP announces changes to ticketing and masks

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The Saturday in the Park Festival committee announced Friday that it is modifying the mask requirement for this year's festival. Masks will now be optional based on personal health assessment and preference. Social distancing and avoidance of the festival if you are not feeling well is...
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‘Absurd, foolish and shortsighted:’ Staten Island officials demand end of school mask mandate

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The message from Staten Island’s elected officials is simple: Unmask our kids. On Friday, Staten Island elected officials including Councilman Steven Matteo (R-Mid-Island), Councilman Joseph Borelli (R-South Shore), Assemblyman Michael Reilly (R-South Shore) and Assemblyman Michael Tannousis (R-East Shore/South Brooklyn), gathered outside P.S. 6 in Tottenville to call on the city and state to remove the mask mandate in New York schools.
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Public Healthkulturehub.com

Living in the post-pandemic world: mask on, or mask off?

In a post-pandemic world that we have not yet reached but inch closer to every single day, will the social norm be to keep a mask on, or to take it off?. 2021 is looking promising. The economy is making a steady return as the city reopens. The streets are crowded with people and traffic again. More and more people are comfortable with going back to shop in public spaces.
Akron, INinkfreenews.com

Valley Considers Making Masks Optional

AKRON — Masks could soon no longer be required in the Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. The Tippecanoe Valley School Board had its monthly work session on Thursday, June 17, at Tippecanoe Valley High School’s Jeff Shriver Viking Room. Members discussed the agenda for its board meeting scheduled for Monday, June 21, then.

This Weird Air-Filtering Face Mask Picked the Worst Possible Time

In the last 16 months, masks have become a part of our daily lives. So, of course, companies have tried to “innovate” on them by adding smart features. Razer’s Project Hazel, for instance, looks like a prop straight out of Cyberpunk 2077 with its RGB lights, replaceable N95 masks, and voice amplification features. Will.i.am’s also making a stupid face mask and has the gall to charge $299. There’s also the MaskFone, which as the name implies, features built-in Bluetooth so you can take calls.
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NJ Transit ditches the mask mandate for outside only

Sticking with Gov. Phil Murphy's executive order regarding masks, and following guidance from the CDC and the TSA, NJ Transit has decided that face coverings are no longer required on outdoor train platforms and bus stops. That means commuters are free to take off their masks and breathe in the...

Opinion: Why we are frightened to take off our masks

One day in May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had decided that it was safe for fully vaccinated individuals to remove their masks in public. For many, this was a joyous occasion. For some, however, this historic moment appears to come with much confusion, hesitation and fear. In...
Guilford, MEobserver-me.com

PCES students look ‘Behind the Mask’ with pandemic memory books

GUILFORD — Students at Piscataquis Community Elementary School captured their thoughts and feelings from the coronavirus pandemic in firsthand accounts, poetry, stories, art and more. The pupils reflected on the sudden switch to remote learning in early spring 2020, a much different way of learning with the return to school for 2020-21 as well as life outside of classes,
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The mask will no longer be mandatory outdoors on June 26, and in the car?

Vaccination advances, the pandemic subsides and, little by little, we are seeing how the restrictions with which we have lived for more than a year, to face the expansion of COVID-19 and avoid contagions, are being withdrawn. The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has just announced that on June 26 the outdoor mask will no longer be mandatory.
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What To Do With Your Old Disney Face Masks

Masks have become an essential part of our everyday lives. Just like you bring your wallet and phone with you wherever you go, you double check for a mask, as well. Although it is becoming more common to see people without one, many places still require it. Both Universal and Disney have announced that they are not required any longer except for transportation at Disney. It’s been nice!