NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Tells New Yorkers To Wear Two Masks At Least Until June

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is urging New Yorkers to wear two masks at least until June.

in a Tuesday morning press conference De Blasio said that residents should add a second mask to their personal protective equipment arsenal.

He said: “Through June, keep doing exactly what you are doing…not just wear a mask, wear two.”

Breitbart reports: De Blasio further obscured the timeline for the practice, admitting the local government may “continue that guidance for quite a while depending on what is going on.”

The unpopular mayor’s position echoes remarks made by President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser, Dr. Anthony Fauci, in January. “This is a physical covering to prevent droplets and virus to get in,” Dr. Fauci said at the time. “So if you have a physical covering with one layer, and you put another layer on, it just makes common sense that it likely would be more effective.”

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study suggesting multi-layered masking and proper fitting could drastically reduce exposure but stopped short of amending their official guidance.

“I want to be clear that these new scientific data released today do not change the specific recommendations about who should wear a mask or when they should wear one,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said at the time, “but they do provide new information on why wearing a well-fitting mask is so important to protect you and others.”

“We continue to recommend that masks should have two or more layers, completely cover your nose and mouth and fit snugly against your nose and the size of your face,” she added. More recently, during remarks focused on reopening schools, Walensky asserted the CDC’s guidance is “free from political meddling.”


  1. Surgical masks DO NOT protect anyone against viruses and RHEY KNOW IT better than anyone .And people wearing scarves or hankies or some bit if cotton or whatever is a total farce of a device for protection against a fascist conspiracy of evil .It wont protect anyone .

  2. ‘Bill de Blasio’ born Warren Wilhelm Jr. 1961. In the early 1990s, he began using the name Bill de Blasio and officially changed it after a judge’s approval in 2002. That’s one mask he has been wearing.

  3. Havent worn one yet. Just had a ride in a tow truck and an auto repair check-in sans mask. Nobody gave me any grief. Cmon folks…show your faces again. Take your lives back!

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