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Some L.A. County residents should wear masks
at home to slow virus spread, officials say

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 1/13/2021 8:30:17 AM

With the coronavirus spreading rapidly and pushing hospitals to a crisis point, Los Angeles County officials are recommending further safety measures — going so far as to urge some residents to wear masks inside their homes. The concern, L.A. County's top health official says, is the danger posed to vulnerable residents when those they live with work outside the home or go out to shop or perform other essential tasks. Barbara Ferrer, the county's public health director, on Monday pleaded with the public to stay at home as much as possible. When leaving home to access essential services, she said, people

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They want everyone to sit at home alone, not breathing or touching anything, until the government gives permission.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: F15 Gork 1/13/2021 8:42:25 AM (No. 659059)
IMHO if masks work at all they merely slow the inevitable. Protect the most vulnerable and let the rest of us mingle with the herd and get this over with.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: valinva 1/13/2021 8:48:22 AM (No. 659069)
They should wear masks at all times except when they go to Nancy Pelosi's hair salon or to a fancy restaurant in Napa.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Strike3 1/13/2021 8:48:39 AM (No. 659070)
Rong-Gong? At least they consider work and grocery shopping essential services, something Cuomo is just now learning. His shock and dismay will occur when he gives the order to go back to work and nobody moves because they are living elsewhere.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Jethro bo 1/13/2021 8:56:32 AM (No. 659085)
Would this include the bedroom where the Supreme Joke of the United States has declared goobernment has no business in our bedrooms? Is that now the last sanctuary from goobernment control over every aspect of our lives?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: paral04 1/13/2021 9:21:36 AM (No. 659128)
Yeah, breathe in your fetid expired air for 28 hours a day. That is really healthy.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: MickTurn 1/13/2021 9:47:07 AM (No. 659164)
ALL Libs should be required to wear underwear over their heads to, 1. Hide their Shame and 2. To Prove that the underwear works as good as a mask!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Bur Oak 1/13/2021 9:51:53 AM (No. 659173)
We should also wear clear swim masks over our eyes and nose with a snorkel in our mouth. The snorkel should be fitted with a HEPA filter. Additionally, always wear vinyl exam gloves.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 1/13/2021 9:57:22 AM (No. 659184)
How about a Star of David arm band as well? A nice tattoo also would be fine.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 1/13/2021 10:29:34 AM (No. 659231)
I wear mine in the shower at home in Burbank.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rather Read 1/13/2021 10:42:20 AM (No. 659249)
I know someone who does that and got covid anyway.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: mobyclik 1/13/2021 10:57:13 AM (No. 659277)
Maybe L.A. County can hire millions of ''Minders'' and place them in every home. These clowns are getting crazier by the day. Will the people out there EVER tell them to SHOVE IT????
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Reply 12 - Posted by: mc squared 1/13/2021 10:59:42 AM (No. 659281)
The LA Times and MSN? When does Allen Funt come out to laugh at the people who WILL wear masks at home?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Kate318 1/13/2021 11:17:06 AM (No. 659305)
Oh for crying out loud, CA. Get it together. You are an embarrassment to the other 49, with the exception of New York.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DVC 1/13/2021 11:24:21 AM (No. 659317)
The left ALWAYS doubles and triples down on their failed ideas.
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