How to wear a face mask: Dos and Don'ts

Published April 30, 2020


How to wear a mask: Dos and Don'ts

How to Wear a Face Mask


  • Wash mask after use in hot water and dry thoroughly
  • Wash hands for 20 second prior to putting on and after taking off your mask
  • Still practice social distancing when wearing a mask
  • Make sure it fits snugly but comfortably against the side of your face
  • Make sure it covers your mouth and nose


  • Touch or adjust the mask once it is on your face, this can cause contamination 
  • Wear it longer than four hours
  • Take the mask on and off – once on, leave on
  • Touch your eyes, nose or mouth when removing the mask
  • Place on young children under age of two