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How to maintain a Healthy Face Mask during COVID -19 Pandemic

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Steps below will help you to maintain or use a good Face Mask during COVID -19 Pandemic. This article is a guidelines on how to use a healthy good Face Mask during COVID -19 Pandemic.

COVID-19 is primarily spread through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak WHO advises the use of face masks as an additional layer of physical distancing to help block the spread of respiratory droplets from person to person.

Signs and Symptom of COVID-19

  • Cough
  • Shivering /shaking (chills)
  • Body pain• Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Recent loss of taste or smell
  • Difficulty in breathing/shortness of breath
  • Diarrhea/abdominal pain
  • Runny nose/catarrh
  • Fatigue (tiredness)

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How to maintain a good Face Mask for COVID -19

  • Make sure the mask has been washed and is unused before first wear
  • Wash your hands with soap under running water before touching the mask. If water is not available, use a hand sanitiser
  • Cover your nose and mouth completely with the mask making sure it fits snuggly with no open gaps
  • Avoid touching or adjusting the mask while it is on
  • Wash or sanitise your hands before removing the mask by the straps
  • Wash the mask immediately with soap or detergent and allow to dry completely in the sun
  • Before re-use, iron the mask

How to maintain a Healthy Face Mask during COVID -19 Pandemic

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