As wearing a mask becomes part of people’s daily lives, they will need to choose which type of mask is appropriate for whatever setting they will be in. There are a variety of masks that can be bought or made for use in different locations.
1. Face Masks
People who are not health care workers have different options for materials, shapes and sizes of the masks used in their daily lives. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the use a mask while out in public, while also observing the proper social distancing techniques. Masks can be made or purchased in a variety of types, such as a flat mask or masks that fit snugly around the face.
2. Surgical Masks
Surgical masks may or may not come with a face shield. They are loose-fitting and work by creating a physical barrier between the wearer and environmental contaminants. Surgical masks are …