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Top Michigan Health Official Says 'Talking Without A Mask On Increases The Risk'

Dr. Joneigh Khaldun says to limit talking when dining indoors

The chief medical executive of the state of Michigan told residents Oct. 21 they should wear a mask inside of private homes, and talk less too.

In the press conference, Dr. Joneigh Khaldun also said residents should not have meals inside with anyone not a member of their own household.

“Be sure to wear your mask every single time you are going to be within six feet of someone else who is not a part of your own household,” Khaldun said. “That means in your own home. That means in the homes of your family members, the homes of your friends, every single time.”

Khaldun added: “Limit indoor dining with anyone who is not within your own household.

'And if you choose to dine indoors, keep your mask on at all times except when you are actually putting food in your mouth. And limit your talking. Talking without a mask on increases the risk of spread.”

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