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California’s Newsom mandates face coverings be worn in public statewide

Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered everyone in California to wear face coverings while out in public or in high-risk environments. Newsom announced the expanded guidance on Thursday, a day after California experienced a single-day record for new coronavirus cases. The new order requires masks or coverings to be worn in most settings, and… Read More »

Pennsylvania mandates more COVID-19 protections for hospital workers

Dive Brief: The Pennsylvania Department of Health this week issued an order requiring hospitals to update protocols ensuring staff safety throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. New policies include universal mask wearing for everyone entering a facility and comprehensive contact tracing among workers. Hospital staff who have been in contact with confirmed or probable COVID-19 cases must… Read More »