masks

TSA extends face mask requirement

(NBC) – The TSA has extended the face mask requirement for travelers at airports and on planes, trains and buses through September 13th. The extension is consistent with the most recent CDC guidelines which state that fully vaccinated travelers can travel safely …

Texas groups protest against lifting mask mandate

AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN/NBC) – A protest against the lifting of Texas’ statewide mask mandate was held Monday. Groups including restaurant and bar workers who want Governor Greg Abbott to keep the mask mandate in place rallied outside the Texas capitol. The rally, …

Kansas mayor resigns amid mask mandate death threats

DODGE CITY, Kansas (KSNW) – The mayor of Dodge City, Kansas has submitted a letter of resignation to the City Commission, effective immediately. In her resignation letter, Joyce Warshaw refers to people behaving inappropriately with anger, accusations and abuse she has received …

Health officials dispel myths about masks

MEDFORD, Ore. — Health officials are continuing to urge the public to wear masks to protect against Covid-19. But myths about facial coverings can interfere with that message. Jackson County Health Officer Dr. Jim Shames says there’s been some discussion that masks …

Psychologists explain outbursts over face masks

MEDFORD, Ore. — Heated debates have sparked across the country as health officials urge Americans to wear facial coverings to prevent the spread of Covid-19. But why is wearing a mask such a contentious topic? Ashland clinical psychologist Dr. Dan Quinn says …