How to Wear a Mask

Wearing your mask correctly is crucial to preventing the spread of COVID-19.This means carefully putting on and removing your mask, storing, and cleaning masks.


How to properly put on your mask

  1. Wash your hands before putting on your mask.
  2. Put the mask over your nose and mouth. Secure it under your chin.
  3. Fit the mask snuggly against the sides of your face.
  4. Make sure you can breathe easily.

How to properly remove your mask

  1. Wash your hands before removing your mask.
  2. Avoid touching the front of your mask.
  3. Remove your mask using the ear loops. If your mask has strings, untie the bottom first, then the top.
  4. Safely dispose of single use masks. Place reuseable masks in safe storage, and launder daily.

Mask Tips

  • Your mask should cover your nose and chin.
  • Wash your hands before and after touching and handling masks.
  • Don't touch the front of your mask.
  • Wash and dry cloth masks daily.
  • Store masks in a clean, dry location.