Gov. Kate Brown on July 1 mandated the use of masks or face coverings in public indoor spaces after cases of Covid increased statewide. (Rachel Parsons/The Enterprise)

Morris Smith, Malheur County Health Department medical director, and Brian Kitamura, medical director of the emergency department at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Ontario discuss why masks are necessary and how to use them.

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