Tips: How to Properly Wear a KN95 Mask

5 layer white KN95 FPP2 antivirus medical mask for protection against coronavirus on a black

Wearing a face mask in public helps prevent the spread of COVID-19 — but only if worn properly, covering both your nose and mouth. Read our mask-wearing tips to get the maximum protection for yourself and others. Original Article

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Lisa Lockerd Maragakis, M.D., M.P.H.

TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS, AVOID THESE COMMON MASK-WEARING MISTAKES
Illustrations of ineffective face masks, including a mask with a valve, a bandanna and a neck gaiter

We do not recommend wearing bandanas, gaiters or masks with exhalation valves as face coverings.

illustration of a man touching his mask when he isn't supposed to

Don’t touch your or your child’s mask while it is being worn.

illustration of a man incorrectly wearing his mask under his chin

Don’t wear the mask under your chin with your nose and mouth exposed.

illustration of a woman incorrectly wearing a mask with her nose and chin exposed

Don’t leave your nose or mouth uncovered.

A man removing his mask in public

Don’t remove the mask while around others in public.

illustration of someone handing a used mask to someone else

Don’t share your mask with family members or friends.

To find out more information please see original John Hopkins article here!

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