How to use and dispose of a mask
Mar 7, 2020 · 1 minute read
This topic was written according to WHO recommendations,
For more information go to “-www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/when-and-how-to-use-masks-”.
when to use a mask
WHO recommends only healthy people wear a mask when they are taking care of a person with suspected coronavirus infection.
If you are coughing or sneezing, you should wear a mask.
accordingto WHO recommendations maskd are effective only when used in combination with frequent hand-cleaning with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
If you wear a mask then you must know how to use it and dispose of it properly.
How to use a mask;
1- Before putting on a mask, clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
2- Cover mouth and nose with mask and make sure there are no gaps between your face and the mask.
3- Avoid touching the mask while using it;
If you do, clean your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
4- Replace the mask with a new one as soon as it is damp and do not re-use single-use masks.
How to dispose of the mask;
remove it from behind ( do not touch the front of mask )
discard immediately in a closed bin;
clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.