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Under Executive Order 147, North Carolinians must wear cloth coverings over their nose and mouth when in public places where physical distanci…


These guidelines should be followed even if a person hasn’t been given a definite diagnosis. Because tests are limited, people with symptoms o…

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A. When a patient is on a ventilator they are intubated, which means a tube is placed in their mouth or nose. That means a patient can’t talk or eat regularly and might need medication to keep them calm and relaxed.

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A. This mask is a tight-fitting disposable device that, when worn correctly, forms a seal around the nose and mouth to filter air before it is inhaled by its wearer. Minimal leakage occurs around the device’s edges when its user inhales.

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A. These masks are meant to help block drops, splashes, sprays and/or splatter that may contain germs or a virus from reaching the mouth and nose, if worn properly. They can reduce exposure of saliva and respiratory secretions to others.

Randolph Health Ear Nose & Throat will offer free screenings for throat cancer from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 5. The practice is at 124 N.…

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