A rise in new COVID cases has led the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to elevate Forsyth County's community level to “High.”
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Doctors and health researchers are looking to testing rates, case rates – and intuition – to determine when they'll feel comfortable mingling maskless indoors.
The federal health agency released new guidance for when Americans need to mask up indoors, saying about 70% of the population lives in a place where it's safe to go mask free.
The state's plan sets specific goals, such as stockpiling masks, providing wide-scale daily vaccinations and tests and adding 3,000 medical workers within three weeks in surge areas.
It is not yet clear what type of masks will be distributed. Standard masks do not always fit small faces well.
The Davidson County School Board will lift its mask mandate next week.
Plus: Do kids really need masks if they've been vaccinated and had COVID? And what kind of masks should kids wear?