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Everyone should continue to do whatever they can to slow the spread of COVID-19, whether that be through masking, sanitizing, vaccinating or social distancing.

Do your part to slow the spread

Morgan Weir, Catalyst Editor-in-Chief
September 16, 2021
The city of Omaha took a different approach to the mask regulations this past week. Instead of extending month-to-month, council members took it into their own hands and placed a three month mandate until further notice.

Regulated once again

Paige Fortney, Staff Reporter
November 19, 2020
Students within Millard West follow the mask mandate, but there is a lot of room for students to ignore it. Enforcing this rule will ensure that students and teachers stay safe and protected from COVID-19.

The major mandate

Brenna Batchelder, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2020
Junior Ava Rongisch and senior Madi Warren look up at each other while wearing a mask. They stood on the softball field getting ready to play. When it is hot out, the gator mask does get pretty sweaty, junior Ava Rongisch said. Also, when we are done running and have to put up our mask it makes it a little hard to breathe. We all know it’s for our safety.

Mask up and play on

Camille O'Neill, Staff Reporter
September 18, 2020
These kinds of masks are seen being worn daily by billions of people, and that number can quickly add up. Disposable masks are meant to help block large-particle droplets, splashes, sprays, or splatter that may contain germs. However, they dont filter or block very small particles in the air that may be transmitted by coughs and sneezes. As you can see from this photo, the edges of the mask are not designed to form a tight seal around the nose and mouth.

Unmasking the damage

Paige Fortney, Staff Reporter
August 27, 2020
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