Non-medical face masks for sale need to have a label

May 18 2020 7:26pm Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, many have come together to make masks — but for those selling them, they are required to have a label. Sarah Komadina explains why. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

Group of Alberta doctors writes open letter about ‘substandard,’ ‘inadequate’ PPE masks

A group of Alberta physicians has written to the provincial government and started a petition about “grave concerns… about the safety and efficacy” of the disposable face masks they’re being provided during the COVID-19 pandemic. The group, abdocs4patients, wrote to…

Options on where you can get a non-medical face mask in Edmonton

During the coronavirus pandemic, finding face masks is very hard, if not impossible at a local pharmacy or a store. Ordering masks online could be an option, but it can be weeks or months before they’re delivered. People still have…

Health Matters: April 6, 2020

April 6 2020 8:20pm A community of people with 3D printers in Edmonton is making ear protectors for health care workers who have to wear painful face masks all shift. Su-Ling Goh has the details in Health Matters. ‘ });…

Health Matters: April 1, 2020

April 1 2020 8:15pm Health Matters April 1: Some experts say we should all be wearing masks to protect ourselves and others from COVID-19. And as Su-Ling Goh reports, some countries are even making masks mandatory. ‘ }); } else…