Last updated by Stephanie.Rosser@essex.gov.uk on Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Public Health England have been made aware that face coverings for babies and young children are available for sale in England. Covering a baby or young child's face can be extremely dangerous and pose a choking/suffocation hazard.
Children aged under three years of age should not wear face coverings or masks
Wearing face coverings/masks is not compulsory in any public setting for children aged 3-11