The CDC recommends that everyone — sick or healthy — wear a cloth face mask in places where, like grocery stores, it can be difficult to stay 6 feet away from others. That’s because studies show people can transmit coronavirus even if they don’t have symptoms (called asymptomatic) or symptoms (called presymptomatic) before they do. In reality, just before symptoms begin, you could be the most infectious.
Learn which type is best before you buy or make a mask, and how to wear it. How Face Masks Work When someone who has COVID-19 coughs, sneezes, or talks throws tiny droplets into the air with the coronavirus. This is where a mask can be of help. The mouth and nose are sealed with a face mask. When you cough or sneeze, it can stop virus-filled droplets from releasing into the air. That helps to slow COVID-19 spread.
Can face masks guard me against coronavirus?
A face mask with a single layer cloth will not block the coronavirus entirely. But when you use our Ecoveil multi-layer mask with filter grade fabric the chance of getting coronavirus reduces to almost 95%, it is an added layer of protection for you and the people around you, along with regular hand – washing and social distancing measures such as staying 6 feet away from others.