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Tips to Address Mask Use of Others in Public

A woman wearing a face mask observing fruit in the grocery store. Photo by Pexels User Anna Shvets. Photo used couresty of Pexels.com.A recent essay from publicsource.org offers some guidance on what to do when a maskless person makes you anxious during COVID-19.  The essay offers four tips from a trauma therapist that aim to help lessen anxiety and set boundaries for yourself when interacting with others in the community during COVID-19.   

The four tips are:

  • Take control of what you can
  • Check yourself
  • Communicate your concerns
  • Communicate your concerns effectively

Be sure to read the article for a full breakdown on each tip and share far and wide!

Please send any suggestions or questions related to this article or requests for additional resources to RA-basprovidersupprt@pa.gov.