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Medical masks are mainly used by healthcare professionals, however due to the recent Coronavirus oubreak, they are being used more and more to protect the public.

Before applying a mask, you should always ensure you are washing your hands and using alcohol hand gel for at least 20 seconds. You should check the mask for any imperfections, and make sure you have it facing the right direction, with the correct side up. Do not touch your face while wearing the mask.

When removing a mask, you should again ensure you are washing your hands correctly and use alcohol hand gel to avoid transferring infections to your face. After safely removing the mask, dispose of it correctly, and be sure to wash your hands again.