How to Safely Wear a Face Covering
DO wear a non-medical mask or face covering to protect others.
DO discard mask that cannot be washed in a plastic-lined garbage bin after use.
DO ensure the mask is made of at least two layers of tightly woven fabric.
DO store reusable masks in a clean paper bag until you wear it again.
DO inspect the mask for tears and holes.
DON’T reuse masks that are moist, dirty or damaged.
DO wash your hands or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer before and after touching the mask or face covering.
DON’T remove the mask to talk to someone.
DO use the ear loops or ties to put on and remove the mask.
DON’T hang mask from your neck or ears.
DO ensure your nose and mouth are fully covered.
DON’T share your mask.
DO wash your mask with hot, soapy water and let it dry completely before wearing it again.
DON’T touch the mask while wearing it.
DO replace and launder your mask whenever it becomes damp or dirty.