Mother is wearing bandana face mask while holding infant without any protection.
The public now has to wear covering outdoors as a way to reduce the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
First it was no gathering of more than 500, then it was no public gathering at all. Events were either postponed or cancelled.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendation of the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that children older than age 2 should wear cloth face masks when going out. This is to protect the children and the community.
The AAP and the CDC don’t recommend kids younger than age 2 to wear a mask. It’s also unlikely to find a mask that fits a small child perfectly.