Use Masks to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

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What type of mask does DHEC recommend?

To protect yourself and others from COVID-19, DHEC continues to strongly encourage everyone ages two and older to wear a well-fitting mask ​consistently and correctly when around others. Choose a mask that has two or more layers, completely covers your nose and mouth, and fits snugly against the sides of your face and doesn’t have gaps.


KN95 Masks

A proper fitting KN95 mask is ideal in non-healthcare settings, but not everyone has this type of mask. The key thing to remember, is to consistently wear a well-fitting mask to prevent the spread of COVID or its variants.

The CDC has additional mask guidance here.

How to Protect Yourself & Others

 

 

 

 

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