Wearing Masks Safely & Effectively

Oregon Health Authority

By now, we all know that wearing a face covering is a simple step you can take to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. But what you do with them after you wear them is important too. 

To minimize risk of infection, wash hands before and after touching your mask, and wash cloth masks daily. Masks should never be worn when wet or damp. After laundering, make sure your face covering is completely dry before wearing. 

Here are some reminders about how to safely remove your face covering: