When and How to Wear a Mask

Publication Date
October 25th, 2021

Wearing a mask can help to prevent the spread of some respiratory illnesses, but it can also become a source of infection if not worn or discarded properly. When you wear a mask, be sure to clean your hands before putting the mask on, and after removing and properly discarding it. Wash hands and frequently with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizer.