Paul Rudd stars in New York's latest 'Mask Up, America' campaign video

FILE – Paul Rudd attends the premiere of Disney And Marvel's "Ant-Man And The Wasp" on June 25, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (WSTM) – Actor Paul Rudd stars in New York state's latest "Mask Up, America" campaign video to encourage the public to wear masks.

The state says the video is aimed at informing young people about the importance of wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

"This nation is still battling the COVID-19 pandemic and young people are not immune from it," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. "We all need to do our part and wear a mask. Thanks to Paul Rudd for helping us spread this crucial message and reach young people like him."

The "Mask Up, America" campaign has been viewed more than 22 million times nationwide, the state says. You can watch more of the campaign's ads here.

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