Any used cotton cloth can be used to make face covers. The colour of the fabric does not matter but one must ensure that the fabric is washed well in boiling water for 5 minutes and dried well before making the face cover.
The 38-year-old actress has insisted self-care is ‘really important’ during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic – which has seen people self-isolate in their homes and social distance themselves from others – and has revealed her own method of taking care of herself is to apply a face mask.
First, she measured her face — ear to ear, nose to lower chin. Then she measured her husband’s face. He’s 73. She cut rectangles out of a bolt of cream-colored corduroy that she’d planned to use to make clothes for war-ravaged Syrians. She stitched elastic bands to the ends — and voila. The mask was […]
Montgomery County has been under a Stay At Home order since March 27 but since March 12 the county government has limited capacity of local events and gatherings to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Currently, restaurants and bars are closed to table service, but food can be served through pickup or delivery options. Many […]
ABC health reporter Dr Norman Swan said today: ‘If we had an unlimited number of surgical masks, it probably would make a difference wearing them in public because it would stop the asymptomatic people spreading the virus to others.’
And pointing toward the president, Biden added, “he may not like how he looks in a mask but the truth of the matter is that — follow the science. That’s what they’re telling us. So if I go out in public, and I have not gone to commercial places of late, I haven’t gone to my […]
Canada’s chief public health officer addressed the issue in her regular news conference Sunday in Ottawa. Dr. Theresa Tam said the government’s priority is to ensure the ongoing safety of front-line health care workers who are especially vulnerable to contracting the COVID-19 vicious due to their close proximity to victims.
In reference to your report (Can a face mask protect me from coronavirus? Covid-19 myths busted, 5 April), the use of face masks by the public, together with social distancing and handwashing, prevents the transmission of coronavirus and saves lives. France is the latest country to do a U-turn, joining others such as the US, […]
FILE PHOTO: An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man prays during a protest in Jerusalem February 12, 2014. Hundreds of men protested against construction at a site in the nearby town of Beit Shemesh where they believe ancient Jewish graves are located. REUTERS/Ammar Awad/File Photo
‘We have implemented proactive measures at our facilities to protect employees including increased cleaning at all facilities, maintaining social distance in the fulfilment centre and adding distance between drivers and customers when making deliveries.’