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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

DSMIG Response to CDC Mask Recommendations

May 2021 | Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group - USA - DSMIG-USA

ARCHIVED: This resource has been archived. More recent COVID-19 resources can be found in this section of our Resource Library.

In May 2021, the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group shared a position statement titled "Response to Centers for Disease Control Mask Recommendations." This document shares information that people with Down syndrome and their families may want to consider in light of the updated CDC mask recommendations. 

The statement can be accessed at this link. To review other DSMIG-USA resources on COVID-19, please see the page at this link

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Please note: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for a medical, psychiatric, mental health, or behavioral evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment plan by a qualified professional. We recommend you review the educational material with your health providers regarding the specifics of your health care needs.