New information is emerging every day on how the new Coronavirus spreads and the best ways to protect against COVID-19. The most effective protections include washing your hands frequently with soap and water and practicing physical distancing. However, wearing these surgical face masks in public when physical distancing can’t be observed does offer protection against spread of COVID-19.
These surgical masks prevent large droplets of bodily fluids that may contain viruses or other germs from escaping via the nose and mouth. They also protect against splashes and sprays from other people, such as those from sneezes and coughs.
These mask cover your face from the bridge of your nose to under your chin. It should be loose fitting but still secure enough to stay in place. It makes sure you can talk with your mask on and that it doesn’t irritate you, So you are not tempted to touch it or pull it out of place, which could put you at risk from touching your face or limit its effectiveness.
Note: This is an FDA approved 3 layer mask which fulfills all the points of a 3 ply mask including the melt-blown layer.