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Q&A With Medical Expert: New Guidance On Face Masks And More, Plus Have You Experienced COVID-19?




Mt. Sinai medical workers attends a protest on April 3, 2020 in New York City.
Mt. Sinai medical workers attends a protest on April 3, 2020 in New York City.
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The guidance from officials up until recently had been to only wear a mask if you were sick or caring for someone who was. 

But on Wednesday night LA Mayor Eric Garcetti took it to the next level and announced that all Angelenos should be wearing one when out in public. The county followed suit. Not the N95 models — save those for the healthcare workers. Garcetti said homemade ones are just fine.

Read more on LAist.

We discuss the new guidelines, and take your questions. 

Plus, if you suspect that you had COVID-19, or have had it - we want to hear from you. How was the experience? What was your interaction with the health care system? How did you self-isolate and keep those around you safe? Call us at 866-893-5722. 

With files from LAist.

Guest:

Kimberly Shriner M.D., infectious disease specialist at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena