Wearing your mask can help slow the spread of COVID-19. Masks have proven to be effective at protecting both yourself from the coronavirus and protecting others around you. In this video, CDC’s Dr. Paige Armstrong shows you how to correctly put on and take off your mask.

A shortage of N95 masks forced hospitals to find alternatives to protect health care workers tending COVID-19 patients. Queue the KN95 mask. As its name advertises, the KN95 mask is meant to filter out 95% of aerosol particles. However, nonprofit patient safety organization ECRI issued a high-priority hazard alert against theseContinue Reading

Dr. John Campbell explains how wearing a mask not only protects others but protects yourself. He explains how the amount of coronavirus that you are exposed to can influence how serious the infection can be.