Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places, and when social distancing can’t be maintained.
Do I need to wear a mask when I travel even if I am vaccinated against COVID-19?
Wearing a mask over your nose and mouth is required on planes, buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation traveling into, within, or out of the United States and while indoors at U.S. transportation hubs such as airports and stations.
Can I take my mask off when I sneeze during COVID-19?
If you are feeling unwell, with sneezing and coughing the best place for you is at home, isolated from others. If you are just worried about the occasional cough or sneeze that could still spread virus if you are an symptomatic carrier, you should wear the mask despite it being unpleasant for the wearer.
Do fully vaccinated travelers need a COVID-19 test before travelling?
Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to get a SARS-CoV-2 viral test before or after domestic travel, unless testing is required by local, state, or territorial health authorities.
Can you still spread Covid if you are vaccinated?
Only a small portion of vaccinated individuals end up contracting the disease, though you still can. If contracted, there is still a chance of spreading it to others, which could be extremely dangerous if the household is immunocompromised or unvaccinated.
Do surgical masks provide complete protection for COVID-19?
While a surgical mask may be effective in blocking splashes and large-particle droplets, they do not provide complete protection from germs and other contaminants because of the loose fit between the surface of the mask and your face. Surgical masks are not respiratory protective devices such as respirators.
Do I need to wear a cloth face covering in North Carolina during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Any person age 5 or older must wear a face covering at all times while in public settings.
Does wearing a face mask cause dizziness and headaches?
Wearing a cloth mask will not cause dizziness, lightheadedness, and headaches (also known as hypercapnia or carbon dioxide toxicity). Carbon dioxide passes through the mask, it does not build up inside the mask.
Does wearing a mask harm your health?
No, wearing a mask will not harm your health even if you are sick with a cold or allergies. If your mask gets too moist just make sure you are changing it regularly.