Not all masks are equal, and fit is especially important for a small child’s face.
With in-person schooling resuming in Ontario Monday, shielding children from COVID infection in the classroom is once again at the forefront of many parents’ minds.
While kids were home, the highly contagious, more vaccine-resistant Omicron variant spread an incredible amount throughout the province and the world. It changed much of what we thought we knew about COVID.
Still, many of the tried-and-true methods of staying safe from the virus still hold up, such as getting vaccinated, social distancing and masking, experts say.
But which masks should children wear now? Where can parents buy them? How should masks be cared for and worn?
The Star reached out to pediatricians for advice. Read more: