Boston Medical Center no longer requires masks in either administrative areas or most clinical settings.

Of course, patients, visitors, and hospital staff may still wear masks if they prefer. Masks will be available in the lobbies, all clinics, inpatient floors, and the Emergency Department.
If you are COVID-positive, you (and any visitors) will be required to wear a mask, and the staff will wear N95 masks during your care.

If you have a cough or other symptoms of an upper respiratory infection (such as the flu or a cold) and your COVID status is either negative or pending, you will be required to wear a mask.


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