Why You Should Wear Face Mask while Going Out in COVID-19?
May 01, 2020
As we all know, the whole world is undergoing a COVID-19 situation. In this pandemic situation, only the protection is key to get rid of this coronavirus. In today’s blog, we will discuss on why you should wear face masks while going to a supermarket, on a walk, or while going for any important work.
Face masks can not guarantee that you are 100% as the virus spreads through the tiny vital particles known as aerosols. These aerosols can transmit through your eyes. But the face mask can slow down the spread of this virus when combined with other preventive measures such as social distancing, frequent washing hands, and maintaining social distancing. Masks are quite effective to protect you from droplets which is the main transmission route of coronavirus.
According to WHO, here are some guidance released:
When You Can Use a Face Mask
- While putting your mask on your face, you should have to clean your hands with alcohol-based soap or a sanitizer.
- You should cover your mouth and nose. There should be no gaps between the face and your mask.
- We should avoid touching the mask while using it. If you are in emergency to remove your face mask, clean your hands first with alcohol-based hand sanitizer spray.
- You should replace your face mask as soon as it is moist. Please do not re-use single face masks for a long time.
- When removing the face mask, we should remove it from the behind. Clean your hands with alcohol-based rub immediately after the removal process.
How You Should Wear Face Masks to Protect Against COVID-19
- If you are fit and fine, you should wear a face mask when you are taking care of any person who is not fit or suffering from COVID-19.
- You should wear a face mask if you are suffering from a cough or you are sneezing.
- Also, face masks are only effective when used with hand-wash, alcohol-based sanitizer.
- If you are using a face mask, you should know how it is used properly and how to dispose of it in the right way.
Different Types of Face Masks:
Surgical Face Masks
Surgical masks are also known as medical masks. Generally, used by medical persons such as doctors and nurses. These are disposable masks that can protect your mouth and nose from contact with water droplets, sprays and splashes that can contain the germs or bacteria. The surgical face masks can protect you by reducing your exposure through respiratory secretions and saliva of the person who is wearing the mask.
N95 Face Masks
N95 face masks are also considered as medical masks. but provides you more protection as compared to surgical masks. It is a respirator and as a name suggests it cut down 95% of smaller particles to enter your mouth. Like surgical face masks, you have to dispose of the N95 face masks as well. However, there are many ways online which you can follow to re-use your N95 face mask again.
Cloth Face Masks (or Washable Face Masks)
As surgical face masks and N95 face masks are in a short supply due to this pandemic situation, cloth cotton face masks are more easily available and reusable. Although, both the face masks (N95 and Cloth mask) are having different purposes they both are helpful in slow down the spread of cloth face masks are generally made tightly woven cotton which makes the multiple layers of fabric and act as a natural filter in the face mask.
The recent discoveries made by the US Centers for Disease Prevention (CDC) have updated the guidance to recommend cloth face masks to help to prevent yourself from COVID-19 by the persons who are already infected.
Why You Should Buy a Gifts Infinity Cotton Face Mask?
Gifts Infinity has taken few steps to help to protect the widespread of this coronavirus by manufacturing the cloth face masks. Our face masks follows the recent guidelines of the CDC. The masks are Made in the USA, 100% hand made and washable. The cotton masks are made with a high-quality fabric double layer that acts as a filter protecting you from viruses. The mask is lightweight, breathable, and made of comfortable material.
The Gifts Infinity face mask will protect you from dust, pollen, cold, ash, pollution, and more. You can also use it in day to day life after this pandemic situation is over. The face masks size fits all, for both men and women.
Gifts Infinity always pray for the wellness of the nation and the world.
Stay Safe and Stay Protected.