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Olympic athletes allowed to remove masks while receiving medals

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Ben Pickman Olympic athletes at the upcoming Beijing 2022 Games will be allowed to remove face masks worn as a COVID-19 precaution when receiving their medals.  The new policy was announced on Wednesday, with the Olympics saying it will “allow......

Michigan school district makes masks mandatory after community vote

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Battle Creek — Masks are mandatory in a southwest Michigan school district after officials set the policy in an unusual way: They took a vote of the people. Parents, guardians and staff in the Pennfield district voted for masks starting Monday through......

Los Angeles school district to require students to wear ‘non-cloth masks with a nose wire’

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Brad Dress Students in Los Angeles public schools will be required to wear “well-fitting, non-cloth masks with a nose-wire” and staff will be required to wear surgical-grade masks beginning Monday under the school district’s latest round of pandemic protocols. The Los Angeles Unified......

John Carney: Masks being distributed to schools, child care providers

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Brent Addleman | The Center Square Students and teachers in elementary and high schools throughout the state will be receiving new masks, Delaware Gov. John Carney said. The governor announced the distribution of 125,000 KN95 masks in a Tuesday......

U.S. to distribute 400 million free N95 masks at CVS, Walgreens in COVID fight

Reuters
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Jan 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. government will make 400 million non-surgical “N95” masks from its strategic national stockpile available for free to the public starting next week, a White House official said, as the Biden administration tries to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. Snug-fitting N95 face masks, so-called......

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan says federal government

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Maryland Governor Larry Hogan says federal government “falling short” in COVID fight – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Governor Larry Hogan says he has been pushing “for quite some time” for more federal help to acquire rapid COVID-19 tests......

Voting Rights Legislation, Safer COVID Masks, Russia and NATO in a Stalemate : Up First

NPR
NPR How far can President Biden and Democrats go to pass voting rights legislation? And the CDC is expected to issue new mask guidance soon. What should you look for in an upgrade? Plus, talks between Russia and NATO leaders continue today over the fate of Ukraine. What does Russia......

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