Wearing a mask is no longer compulsory in France, including in hospitals, unless the head of the establishment decides so. It remains recommended in certain places, in particular in public transport (trains, metros, buses, planes, etc.), stations and gatherings. Rules in force.
Wear a protective mask (surgical, fabric, FFP2) limits the risk of Covid contamination. Since 1 is August 2022, there is no longer a general obligation to wear a mask in hospitals and medico-social establishments. Nevertheless, the heads of health establishments (hospital, clinic, EHPAD, etc.) have the right to continue to impose the wearing of a mask inside buildings. Otherwise, the government strongly encourages wearing it in 'closed spaces where there are many people' , such as public transport (train, metro, bus), plane or gatherings. Who is still affected by mandatory mask wearing? Where else do you put it? In pharmacy? In a doctor's office? Somewhere else ? Rules in force.
Since August 1, 2022, the government no longer imposes the wearing of masks in health establishments. However, a decree published in the Official Journal indicates that the person in charge of the establishment or the medico-social service can make it compulsory to wear a protective mask in hospitals, clinics, health centers, medical offices, pharmacies, nursing homes, etc. For example, Paris hospitals (AP-HP) have decided to maintain this measure: ' wearing a mask remains compulsory inside AP-HP hospital buildings (not in outdoor areas) for staff, patients and visitors “, they indicated to our colleagues from the Figaro July 28, 2022. In other words, wearing the mask remains compulsory from 6 years old in the Paris hospital establishments (he is there mandatory for caregivers, patients and visitors ). 'It also remains recommended in closed places and large gatherings for fragile people , because of their age or their pathologies' specifies the government in a communicated you 12 May 2022.
The mask in transport, which is no longer compulsory, is particularly encouraged by the government.
Wearing a mask is no longer compulsory in transport, therefore in trains and TGVs, but it is strongly recommended since the end of June by the government and the president of SNCF.
In Europe, no. L' European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) published, on May 11, 2022, an update of health security measures for air travel, 'dropping the recommendation for the mandatory wearing of medical masks at airports and on board flights' [since May 16 officially].
Non , since August 1, the mask is no longer mandatory in pharmacies. On the other hand, the head of the establishment has the right to continue to impose the wearing of a mask for people from 6 years old.
Non , since August 1, the mask is no longer compulsory in medical offices and at the doctor's. On the other hand, the head of the medical practice has the right to continue to impose the wearing of a mask for people from the age of 6.
Since August 1, the mask is no longer compulsory in the hospital. Nevertheless, according to Public Service website , the heads of health establishments have the right to continue to impose the wearing of masks inside buildings, in the following establishments (from the age of 6):
Non. Since March 14, the mask is no longer compulsory in indoor public places including in stores: supermarkets, shopping centers, small shops (bakery, hairdresser...). However, the Ministry of Health recommends that people at risk to develop a severe form of Covid-19 ; people symptomatic or cas contacts of continue to wear the mask in closed places and large gatherings.
Wearing a mask is not no longer compulsory outside France since February 2, 2022. ' Nevertheless, respect everywhere, including outdoors, for barrier gestures is essential: respect for social distancing, regular hand washing, use of gel hydroalcoolique . When the respect for social distancing is not possible, outside, everyone is invited to wear a mask of protection' underlines the Paris prefecture .
Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne has asked prefects and health authorities to encourage the wearing of masks 'in crowded places' and 'enclosed spaces', especially 'public transport' , announced Matignon. By closed and promiscuous places, we think:
In places requiring the wearing of a mask, the wearing of a mask is compulsory from the age of 6.
Failure to wear a mask in a place where it is mandatory can be punished with a 4th class fine which is defined by a fixed fine of 135 euros. But the amount of the fine varies from city to city. . Its amount is indicated when the prefectural decree is published.
nice you' vaccination pass ' and the mandatory mask. Government. March 14, 2022.
National protocol to ensure the health and safety of company employees in the face of the Covid-19 epidemic. Version applicable on September 1, 2021
Wearing a 'general public' mask is compulsory in closed places - FAQ from the website of the Ministry of Solidarity and Health.Source journaldesfemmes.fr