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FAQ Topic: Health

How do I wear a mask safely?

How to wear a mask safely outdoors (Video) What constitutes a face covering?  Face covering may include masks, scarves, or bandanas. When do you need to wear a face covering?  Inside businesses, workplaces, public transportation, or other public spaces where social distancing cannot be adhered to.

What is “Flattening the Curve”?

“The idea is to increase social distancing in order to slow the spread of the virus, so that you don’t get a huge spike in the number of people getting sick all at once. If that were to happen, there wouldn’t be enough hospital beds or mechanical ventilators for everyone who needs them, and the … Continued

What do I do if I am sick?

Massachusetts has developed an online tool to help residents assess their symptoms and find the right care. Access the free tool at buoy.com/mass.

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