Why Wear a Mask?
What preventative measures can you take for coronavirus? The most important thing you can do as an individual is to wash your hands with soap and to wear a mask. Wearing a mask will cover your nose and mouth when sneezing. Wearing a mask will also prevent you from touching your face. Other protective measures like social distancing and disposing of 1 time use personal protective equipment, will also aid in protection.
It is important to understand how wearing a mask can protect you from a virus. See our infographic below to learn more!
How effective are homemade masks at stopping spread of coronavirus? https://www.thehour.com/news/coronavirus/article/How-effective-are-homemade-masks-at-stopping-15226252.php
World Health Organization – https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
What states require face masks in public? Kansas, Kentucky, Texas join growing list of states where it's mandatory.https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2020/07/03/covid-face-masks-states-require-public/5371503002/