Hospitals keep masks as CDC guidelines change
To remove masks, the CDC used to require community transmission to be in the green level.
But new rulings say hospitals can make a judgement call as soon as they leave the red.
In a move that even surprised Memorial Hospital's Dr. Dale Patterson, he says the CDC's decision doesn't change anything for them right now.
“Wear a mask when you're out in public if you're sneezing and coughing. That is really helpful to not spread the disease. I don't think it's too much to ask for people if they're not feeling well to put a mask on if they do have to leave their house,” said Patterson.
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