As many countries including the United States have started to ease COVID-19 restrictions the World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention are directing the public to wear masks when in public space. Wearing a mask helps to prevent the transmission among individuals who may be a carrier or ill with COIVD-19. We want to ensure you take the correct steps when wearing your mask. Listed below are the steps you can take to ensure you are properly wearing your mask.
How to wear a mask:
Step 1) Perform hand hygiene before putting on your mask.
Step 2) Hold the KN95 in your palm with the nosepiece at the fingertips and allow for the head straps to hang freely below your hand.
Step 3) While holding the KN95 in place, pull the left strap over your ear and do the same with the right strap
Step 4) Using both hands, mold the nosepiece to the shape of your nose by pushing downward and outward. While moving your fingertips down both sides of the nosepiece.
Step 5) Perform hand hygiene after putting on mask.