Wear a mask when you’re in public to help slow the spread of COVID-19. When selecting a mask, you have many choices. Avoid masks that are made of materials that make it too hard to breathe. Also avoid masks with valves or vents that allow virus particles to escape and masks that should be saved for healthcare workers. Wear cloth masks with two or more layers to help protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
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Use caution when relying on gaiters and face shields to help protect yourself and others from COVID-19. Researchers are currently investigating their effectiveness. https://bit.ly/3i9Sy2kexternal icon
Masks are most likely to slow the spread of COVID-19 when they are widely used in public. Wear a mask when you are around people not living in your household, especially when social distancing (staying at least 6 feet apart) is difficult to maintain. Learn more about the importance of wearing a mask in public settings: https://bit.ly/3ee8iP4external icon
Wondering when to use a mask? Wear a mask when you are in a public setting, especially when it is difficult to stay 6 feet away from others not living in your household. You should even wear a mask in a restaurant or rideshare.
However, if everyone in your household is healthy, you do not need to wear a mask at home or in your personal vehicle. For more information on COVID-19 and masks, visit: https://bit.ly/HowToWearCFCexternal icon