How to put on a face mask

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Thursday 09 July 2020
Struggling to put your mask on - here's some simple tips
Remove mask from box touching only the edge of ties/elastic of the mask, with coloured side of mask facing out.
• Secure elastic behind your ears or tie both ties at the back of your head
• Pinch the flexible band across the bridge of your nose • Extend the mask down under your chin
NOTE: the mask should cover both your nose and mouth



REMOVING YOUR FACE MASK
DO NOT TOUCH the front of the mask
Remove the ties from around your ears or behind your head (if ties undo bottom tie first)
Place mask into bin (do not fold crush etc.)
Alcohol hand rub or wash your hands TIPS:
• You can wear the face mask for up to 4 hours
• Change the mask if it becomes damp
• Once you remove the mask dispose of immediately
• Do not re apply a used mask
• Staff not familiar with wearing a mask try and slow down your breathing