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UMMS and others start lifting requirement that masks be worn in public spaces, but they’re still needed around patients

March 30, 2023

The University of Maryland Medical System and several other Baltimore-area hospital systems have begun lifting masking requirements for public areas that have been in place since April 2020, shortly after the coronavirus pandemic struck. At UMMS’ 11 hospitals and other facilities, masks still will be required for employees and visitors when they are in contact with patients, but not in waiting rooms, lobbies and hallways, a spokesperson for UMMS said in a statement.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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