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No Delaware hospitals plan to lift mask mandates soon


Article Excerpt from Milford LIVE:

Delaware hospital still require face masks to work or visit there.

The hospitals issued a press release Tuesday to remind the public as state school and court masking rules were lifted this week.

“While COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are declining, protecting immunocompromised and severely ill patients from COVID-19 exposure continues to be a priority for Delaware hospitals,” said Wayne A. Smith, CEO of the Delaware Healthcare Association.

“For the safety of our patients, and in line with CDC recommendations for universal masking in the health care setting, wearing a face mask continues to be required in Delaware hospitals. We encourage everyone to be kind and respectful to the health care workers enforcing these policies within the health care setting.”

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