The new American dress code has been updated thanks to the worsening plague and delta variant.

Accordingly, we ask KICK-ASS TKC MIDDAY READERS . . .


Some of the smarter people never took them off. 

A couple of days ago KCMO Mayor Q put himself on the wrong side of this issue and claimed that masks aren't necessary

Today "the science" says he's incorrect. 

More importantly, there is no question that mask advice from local & national leaders has been contradictory and confusing. Americans are justified in their criticism and complaints which can hopefully be heard from behind their 'protective' face coverings. 

Update: Here's a preview of local reaction from Mayor Q . . .

Check the links starting with the local angle . . .

Doctors urge vaccinated, unvaccinated to return to wearing masks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - University of Kansas Health System doctors said on Tuesday's COVID-19 call that masking may be the key to fighting the delta variant. Dr. Dana Hawkinson pointed out that far fewer people were vaccinated back in March when case numbers started to decline before the delta variant moved in.

CDC will recommend everyone in K-12 schools wear a mask -- regardless of vaccination status -- in new guidance

Top federal health officials have debated whether to issue new guidance on masks and are close to announcing their decision as the highly contagious Delta variant fuels new outbreaks in the United States.

CDC to recommend masks for some vaccinated people in certain situations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to announce Tuesday that some vaccinated individuals resume wearing masks in certain situations to protect against COVID-19, reversing its earlier guidance that only unvaccinated individuals should wear face coverings. A federal source confirmed the news to Fox News after reporting from the New York Times.

CDC to reverse indoor mask policy, saying fully vaccinated people should wear them indoors in Covid hot spots

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to recommend Tuesday that fully vaccinated people begin wearing masks indoors again in places with high Covid-19 transmission rates, according to people familiar with the matter. Federal health officials still believe fully vaccinated individuals represent a very small amount of transmission, according to the sources.

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