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  2. How To Wear a Face Mask the Right Way | Froedtert & MCW

    How To Wear a Face Mask the Correct Way. Clean your hands. Before putting on your face mask, wash your hands or clean them with sanitizer. Grab the mask by the ear strings. The cloth part of your mask is the part that would come in direct contact with the virus particles, so you should ... Cover ...

  3. How to Properly Wear a Face Mask: Infographic

    How to Properly Wear a Face Mask: Infographic. 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. Infectious Diseases.

  4. Use and Care of Masks | CDC

    When to Wear a Mask or Respirator. Layered prevention strategies — like staying up to date on vaccines and wearing masks — can help prevent severe illness and reduce the potential for strain on the healthcare system. Wear a mask with the best fit, protection, and comfort for you.

  5. The right (and wrong) way to wear a mask | CNN

    How to properly wear a mask Wash your hands and grab a clean cloth mask. Follow the steps to properly wash hands. (If you’ve forgotten the multi-step process, read our refresher here. Only...

  6. When and how to use masks - World Health Organization (WHO)

    Here are the basics of how to wear a mask: Clean your hands before you put your mask on, as well as before and after you take it off, and after you touch it at any time. Make sure it covers both your nose, mouth and chin.

  7. How well do face masks protect against COVID-19? - Mayo Clinic

    Yes. When used with measures such as getting vaccinated, hand-washing and physical distancing, wearing a face mask slows how quickly the virus that causes COVID-19 spreads. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends wearing masks if you choose to, and in specific places and situations.

  8. Facemask Do’s and Don’ts - Centers for Disease Control and...

    When putting on a facemask Clean your hands and put on your facemask so it fully covers your mouth and nose. DO secure the elastic bands around your ears. DO secure the ties at the middle of your head and the base of your head. When wearing a facemask, don’t do the following: X X DON’T wear your facemask under your nose or mouth. X

  9. Use Masks to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 - Centers for Disease...

    Wear a Mask to Protect Yourself and Others. Masking is a critical public health tool and it is important to remember that any mask is better than no mask. Wear the most protective mask you can that fits well and that you will wear consistently.

  10. How to Wear a Face Mask (Infographic) | Northwestern Medicine

    Cloth masks should have multiple layers of fabric and fit securely around your face, completely covering your nose and mouth. A wire in the part that covers the bridge of your nose could help keep the mask securely in place. These should be washed regularly. Neck gaiters. For use as a mask, neck gaiters should have at least two layers of fabric.

  11. Tips on how to wear and care for your cloth mask

    • Fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face. • Be secured with ties or ear loops. • Include multiple layers of fabric. • Allow for breathing without restriction. • Be able to be laundered and machine dried without damage or change to shape. How often should cloth face coverings be washed or otherwise cleaned?