WHY WEAR A MASK?


Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. 

Recent research, which is being updated daily, now suggests that a mouth & nose covering is a credible and effective way of reducing the spread of Coronaviruses, including COVID-19:

  • Masks decrease the virus spread by infected individuals. The mask traps virus particles, preventing them from becoming airborne.

  • New infection is decreased by lessening the ability of unaffected individuals to inhale the virus particles.

  • Acting as a physical barrier, limiting hand to mouth direct contact and further risk of contamination.

  • Visible promotion of universal mask wearing is a standard public health requirement in public spaces across the globe.  

  • Taking personal ownership and responsibility of your environment and public health.

Current Informative links:

https://www.fast.ai/2020/04/13/masks-summary

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html

https://masks4all.co

https://www.who.int/news-room/feature-stories/detail/countering-misinformation-about-covid-19