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More Jersey Shore hospitals bring back COVID mask mandates; rules vary for different roles

Posted on AllSides September 30th, 2023
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RWJBarnabas Health beginning Monday will require staff and visitors at its facilities to wear facemasks when they are around patients, the latest health care network to ramp up precautions in the wake of an increase in COVID-19 cases. The decision affects hospitals in Monmouth and Ocean counties including Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood and Community Medical Center in Toms River. "We've seen COVID cases triple since July, and we have seen respiratory illnesses go up across the board, including pediatrics," said Carrie...

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