August 7, 2020

Students will be heading back to school soon, with mask mandates in place. 

Earlier this month, the CDC urged every American to wear a mask, citing studies and data that show face masks reduce the spread of COVID-19.

The Iola Register talked to Dr. Brian Neely, with Allen County Regional Hospital’s clinic in Iola, about how wearing a mask can slow the spread in cities big and small.

“The rest of the world has shown how effective wearing a mask can be,” Dr. Brian Neely, Dr. Neely said. “We all have to work together and the biggest thing we can do is wear masks.”

Read the full Iola Register article: What do masks do?

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