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Proper Use of Face Masks


Following the COVID-19 outbreak, the use of face masks has become more widespread. However, it's essential to understand the correct way to use them for maximum effectiveness.

Key Points for Proper Use

  • Correct Application: Ensure the mask is worn correctly, with the right side facing out and covering both the nose and mouth.
  • Avoid Touching: Refrain from touching the mask once it's on, except when removing it.
  • No Sharing: Never share your mask with others to maintain hygiene.
  • Inspection: Always inspect your mask before wearing it to ensure it's intact.
  • Storage: Store unused masks in a clean, dry place to prevent contamination.
  • Single Use: Dispose of your mask properly after each use to avoid the risk of contamination.
  • Hand Hygiene: Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using a mask to reduce the risk of infection.