What is the role for face shields as a public health tool? - Retail Council of Canada

What is the role for face shields as a public health tool?

Currently, PHAC has advised that face shields alone do not provide either personal protection or source control, and should only be used if a mask cannot be worn (and then only if they wrap around the face and cover the chin). This is consistent with many other major organizations, including the US CDC and the World Health OrganizationFace shields are only effective when worn along with masks.   

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