Which masks work the best against omicron variant?

AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN) — Medical experts urge people to get the COVID-19 vaccine and a booster shot to best protect themselves against the more easily spread omicron variant, but they also stress the importance of wearing the right mask during this latest surge. A simple cloth mask — no matter how cute the fabric is … Read more

Mask mandate goes into effect for Pittsfield

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (NEWS10) — The Pittsfield Board of Health (BOH) has issued a mask directive for the city. The directive requires masks or face coverings to be worn indoors in public spaces. Amazon lifts mask mandate for vaccinated employees The directive also orders food service employees to wear masks while serving customers, both indoors and … Read more

Eanes ISD teacher has mask ripped off by parent, school reports

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Eanes Independent School District said the first days of the new school year have brought some “magical” moments as the community comes back together — but ongoing turmoil over mask requirements to slow the spread of COVID-19 continues to boil. Eanes ISD reports one of its teachers was physically assaulted by a … Read more