How to safely wear and take off a cloth face covering
How to safely wear and take off a cloth face covering

You could spread COVID-19 to others even if you do not feel sick. Follow the tips below from the CDC to wear and remove your face covering correctly.

Wear your face covering correctly:

  • Wash your hands before putting on your face covering
  • Put it over your nose and mouth and secure it under your chin
  • Try to fit it snugly against the sides of your face
  • Make sure you can breathe easily
  • Do not place a mask on a child younger than 2

Taking off your face covering:

  • Untie the strings behind your head or stretch the ear loops
  • Handle only by the ear loops or ties
  • Fold outside corners together
  • Place covering in the washing machine
  • Wash your hands with soap and water

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Is the cloth face cover a substitute for social distancing?