How Helpful Are Face Masks In COVID-19

| | From: ADSS

Why do you need to wear a mask

Respirator is a kind of sanitary product, generally refers to a device that is worn on the nose and mouth to filter the air entering the nose and mouth, so as to block harmful gases, odors, and droplets from entering and exiting the wearer's mouth and nose. It is made of gauze or paper. Masks have a certain filtering effect on the air entering the lungs. When respiratory infectious diseases are prevalent and when working in a polluted environment such as dust, wearing a mask has a very good effect. Masks can be divided into air filter masks and air supply masks.

Why do you need to wear a mask

Benefits of wearing a mask

  • 1. Avoid respiratory infections

  • Nowadays, there are more and more respiratory diseases. Wearing masks can reasonably avoid harmful substances entering the respiratory system.

  • 2.Cold and warm keeping: With the temperature getting colder and colder, everyone will feel cold in the face of going out, and the protective mask has a certain effect of resisting cold and keeping warm.

  • 3.Anti-fog and haze: Nowadays, the fog and haze weather in our country is great, so it seems very important to wear a mask when going out. Because there are many toxic substances in the haze weather, it will cause huge damage to the body.

  • 4.Masks can not only isolate bacteria, dust and smog in the air in time, but also better protect the respiratory tract and facial skin.

  • 5.The most important thing to wear a mask is to prevent outside dust or bacteria and other microorganisms from entering the body

Benefits of wearing a mask

How to wear a mask correctly

  • 1.Before putting on a mask, clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

  • 2.Cover mouth and nose with mask and make sure there are no gaps between your face and the mask.

  • 3.Avoid touching the mask while using it; if you do, clean your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

  • 4.Replace the mask with a new one as soon as it is damp and do not re-use single-use masks.

  • 5.To remove the mask: remove it from behind (do not touch the front of mask); discard immediately in a closed bin; clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

When and how to wear medical masks to protect against coronavirus

1.If you are healthy, you only need to wear a mask if you are taking care of a person with COVID-19.

2.Wear a mask if you are coughing or sneezing.

3.Masks are effective only when used in combination with frequent hand-cleaning with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

4.If you wear a mask, then you must know how to use it and dispose of it properly.