Should I wear an N95 mask? You should wear the mask that provides the most protection, fits well, and will be worn consistently. All masks provide protection, with higher grade masks like N95s providing the highest level.
Good quality, well-fitting masks are critical to public health in preventing the spread of COVID-19. When properly fitted and worn consistently, an N95 offers the highest level of protection against the spread of COVID-19 compared to other masks.
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric flu-related death for the 2023-2024 flu season. A child in the western part of the state recently died from complications associated with influenza infection. To protect the family’s privacy, additional information will not be released.