Wearing a mask helps reduce the risk of disease spread by preventing droplets from escaping your mask. They also reduce the risk of getting sick from droplets that contain COVID-19 by blocking access to your airways. They are important in stopping the spread of COVID-19 since people can carry and spread the virus even when they are not exhibiting symptoms. But, in order for the mask to be effective, it has to be used correctly.
Wearing a face mask is a way to care for one another as it acts as a barrier to protect others from your droplets. Other important steps you can take to minimize the spread of COIVD-19 include:
We’re all in this together, and if we do our part, we can make a difference!