The Importance of Wearing Face Masks During COVID-19

April 17, 2020

By , ACPC 


This article is compiled with information on why wearing cloth face masks during COVID-19 is important, how to properly wear your mask, and how to make your own. We hope this information helps to keep you and the community both healthy and protected. 

 Why Wearing Face Masks is Important During Covid-19: 

How to Properly Wear Your Mask:

  •  CDC how to wear cloth mask: 
  • Main Tips → Include multiple layers of fabric, make sure the facemask is snug over mouth and nose, make sure it can be machine washed after use, make sure the mask is secured with ties/ear loops.
  • Make sure not to touch your eyes, nose, or mouth when removing the face covering. Remove by the ear loops. Wash hands well after removing. Wash your face mask.

How to Make a Cloth Mask With Materials you can Find at Home: 

We want to see your unique mask creations! Put together a “from home” cloth mask, and send a picture to @ucsccowellcollege on instagram, or email a picture to Happy Crafting and Stay Well!