Face masks are now mandatory for Melbournians, and the NSW Premier is now strongly recommending that her NSW residents mask-up when shopping or on public transport. It feels like we are all moving to a more consistent use of masks.
So should our children be wearing masks? And what can we do if they won’t even wear their hats?
Dr Margie Danchin is a paediatrician at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.
She explains the government’s statement on kids and face masks, and what we can do if we want our kids to wear them.