Proper Way to Wear Masks

The CDC recommends that cloth masks fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face, be secured with ties or ear loops, include multiple layers of fabric, allow for breathing without restriction and be able to be washed and machine dried.  It doesn’t recommend using coverings on children under age 2, anyone who has trouble breathing, or is unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the cloth face covering without assistance

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams created a quick instructional video demonstrating how to make a simple mask covering.  All you need is cloth material like a scarf, face cloth or old t-shirt, scissors and two rubber bands. has some additional tips.


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