When to use a mask

When to use a mask

If you are healthy, you only need to wear a mask if you are taking care of a person with the suspected 2019-nCoV infection

  • Wear a mask if you are coughing or sneezing.
  • Masks are effective only when used in combination with frequent hand-cleaning with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
  • If you wear a mask, then you must know how to use it and dispose of it properly.

How to put on, use, take off and dispose of a mask

Dispose of a mask

Before putting on a mask, clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water

Before putting on a mask

Cover mouth and nose with mask and make sure there are no gaps between your face and the mask

Cover mouth and nose with mask

Avoid touching the mask while using it; if you do, clean your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water

Avoid touching the mask

Replace the mask with a new one as soon as it is damp and do not re-use single-use masks

Replace the mask

To remove the mask: remove it from behind (do not touch the front of the mask); discard immediately in a closed bin; clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water

Remove the mask

Information from Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: When and how to use masks

Share:

administrator

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

fifteen + thirteen =