1/5: Medical grade masks required at USC locations starting Jan. 18

  • Individuals at USC locations where masks are required must now wear medical grade masks. These include surgical masks and may also include higher grade respirator masks (N95, KN95 or KF94). 
  • Faculty and staff should contact their administrative unit to obtain surgical masks. Students and visitors who do not have medical grade masks may obtain one when entering campus at the main entry points; employees may obtain masks at these points as well. 
  • Not permitted: bandanas, neck gaiters, scarves, cloth masks (unless worn in combination with a medical mask underneath, for improved fit and additional layering) or masks with a one-way valve.

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