SCENE + HEARD: Daily Post The Deal With Face Masks By Staff Monday, June 15, 2020 9:26 AM At first, the information about if we should be wearing face masks or not was pretty unclear. Now that we're four months into this battle against COVID-19, though, it's becoming increasingly more apparent that face masks can make a pretty big difference when worn properly. So how do they help, exactly? And why is it so important to wear them? Head over to WebMD for a look at a new study that explains everything.