What is the proper way to wear a mask?

August 12, 2020

The proper way to wear a mask is an essential step to help slow the spread of COVID-19 combined with everyday preventative actions such as washing hands and social distancing in public settings.

The following are quick tips on the proper way to wear a mask, and CDC poster for full instruction.

  • Wash your hands before putting on your mask.
  • Put it over your nose and mouth, secure it under your chin.
  • Try to fit it snugly against the sides of your face.
  • Make sure you can breathe easily.
  • DO NOT put the mask around your neck or on your forehead.
  • DO NOT touch the mask. If you do, wash/sanitize your hands with disinfectant.
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