Recently, we discussed some important basics about face masks, part of your defense against airborne viruses and bacteria. Influenza, coronavirus, and many other infectious diseases enter your body through your mouth and nasal passages. A good supply of masks will provide you with an ounce of prevention that’s worth a pound of cure.
Since many epidemic diseases affect medical personnel, it’s imperative to make sure you know how to properly place, fit, and remove a face mask. In this video, Dr. Alton goes over the procedure to achieve a tight, protective fit. A proper seal is necessary to protect vulnerable areas like the nose and mouth. (Note: different types of face masks may require different methods to place and remove)
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To watch part 1 of this series on face masks, click below: