8 Tips on Wearing a Face Mask Correctly

You can help STOP the spread of Coronavirus by wearing a face mask! 

When should I wear a face mask?

Wearing a face mask ni lazima ukienda public places kama bus stages, markets, supermarkets na crowded spaces zingine.. If you are not sure when to wear a face mask, to be safe, wear it everytime you leave the house.

8 Tips for wearing a face mask correctly

  1. Before uvae mask, clean hands na alcohol-based hand sanitizer or soap and water
  2. Inspect mask for tears and holes
  3. Hakikisha coloured side ya mask imeangalia side ya nje
  4. Cover your mouth, nose and chin with the mask
  5. Avoid touching the mask when you are wearing it
  6. Wash your fabric face mask with soap and water after using it
  7. Do not re-use masks zinafaa kutumika mara moja tu
  8. Wash your hands immediately after removing the face mask and throw it away safely


Children under the age of 2 years old SHOULD NOT wear a face mask because they can easily suffocate and are not able to remove the masks on their own.

Do you want to find out how to make your own face masks? Click here and follow these easy steps. No sewing needed!

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