Evidence Brief on the use of Face Masks to Prevent COVID-19 in Community Settings


ID:
173

Research Question:
What is the evidence on face mask use to prevent COVID-19 in community settings and what medical?

Document Type:
Evidence summary/scan

Population:
All populations

Setting:
Commercial site, Community health centre, Correctional institution, Daycare centre, Dentist, Emergency services, Home, Hospital, Long-term care facility, Primary Care Provider clinic, Religious institution, Rural/remote, School, Worksite, Community

Public health topic area:
Infection prevention and control measures

Contact Name:
PHAC Emerging Science Group

Contact Title:
N/A

Contact Email:
phac.emergingsciencesecretariat-secretariatdessciencesemergentes.aspc@canada.ca

Organization:
Public Health Agency of Canada

Jurisdiction (of reviewer):
Federal

Status of Review:
Completed

Review available:
On request

Date Completed:
2020-07-30

Date Submitted:
2020-08-14