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Be sure you're wearing your face covering properly

With the CDC recommending that people wear a face cloth when in they’re in the public and social distancing is difficult to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, be sure you’re wearing your cloth face covering properly. It should:

  • fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face
  • be secured with ties or ear loops
  • include multiple layers of fabric
  • allow for breathing without restriction
  • be able to be laundered and machine dried without damage or change to shape

Face cloths should be routinely washed in a washing machine, depending on the frequency of use. When removing a used covering, do not to touch your eyes, nose, or mouth and wash your hands immediately afterwards.

Make a face covering by following sew and non-sew tutorials.