8 Tips on Wearing a Face Mask Correctly

You can help STOP the spread of Coronavirus by wearing a face mask! 

When should I wear a face mask?

Wearing a face mask is mandatory when visiting public places such as markets, supermarkets and other public places with high populations. If you are unsure when to wear a face mask, to be safe, wear it everytime you leave the house.

8 Tips for wearing a face mask correctly

  1. Before putting on a mask, clean hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer or soap and water.
  2. Inspect the mask for tears and holes
  3. Make sure the coloured side of the mask faces outside
  4. Cover your mouth, nose and chin with the mask.
  5. Avoid touching the mask while using it.
  6. Wash your fabric face mask with soap and water after using it.
  7. Do not re-use single-use masks.
  8. Wash your hands immediately after removing the face mask and throw it away safely.

Important!

Children under the age of 2 years old should NOT wear a face mask because they can easily suffocate and are not able to remove the masks on their own.

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