Cebu Province requires use of face shields only in 3Cs setting

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WEARING face shields in Cebu Province will now only be required in the 3Cs setting -- crowded places, close contact settings, and confined and enclosed spaces with poor ventilation.

Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia issued Executive Order No. 43 rationalizing the use of face shields within the Province of Cebu on Friday, November 5, 2021.

The EO, which adopted the national policy, will take effect immediately

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On September 22, President Rodrigo Duterte announced that face shields will not be required to be worn outdoors but only in areas that are identified as 3Cs.

The World Health Organization has defined the 3Cs as crowded places with many people nearby, close contact settings especially where people have close-range conversations, and confined and enclosed spaces with poor ventilation.

SunStar reported on Thursday, November 4, that Governor Garcia voiced plans to remove the face shield requirement on public transportation in the Province.

This, after hearing reports that face shields in Davao City now voluntary in 3Cs settings. (With PR)

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