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HOW TO SAFELY USE YOUR MASK / FACE COVERING

HOW TO PUT ON YOUR MASK

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Wash your hands with soap and warm water (for at least 20 seconds) or hand sanitizer

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Put your mask on by holding the ties, elastics or straps

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Cover your nose and mouth with your mask and adjust mask under your chin

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Wash your hands with soap and warm water (for at least 20 seconds) or sanitize them after putting on your mask

HOW TO REMOVE YOUR MASK

Wash your hands with soap and warm water (for at least 20 seconds) or hand sanitizer

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Remove your mask using only the ties, elastics or straps

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Put your mask in a plastic bag or a laundry basket

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When you get home, wash your mask (in a washing machine, or in boiling water). Dry on a clothesline, or in dryer

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Do's

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Wear a clean mask

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Wear your mask on your face

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Wear a mask if you think you have symptoms of COVID-19 or if you have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19

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Wash or sanitize your hands if you touch your mask

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Masks should be washed after every use

Don't

Wear a soiled, or moist mask

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Wear your mask under your chin

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Wear your mask under your nose

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Hang your mask on one ear

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Touch your face while wearing a mask

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 I wear a mask to protect you. You wear a mask to protect me. We wear masks as a sign of respect for each other. 

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