Recently, the Federal Government announced that the lockdown will be eased in some Nigerian states with effect from Monday, the 4th of May. If it is necessary for you to go out, ensure that you adhere to the instruction from health authorities on wearing a face mask in addition to other existing precautions.
Why Wear a Face Mask?
A face mask protects your nose and mouth from coming in contact with droplets from an infected person. It also helps to prevent the spread of the virus by an infected person who may or may not be showing symptoms yet.
What Kind of Mask Should You Wear?
How Should You Handle Your Mask?
Advice on preventing the spread of COVID-19 as stipulated by the World Health Organisation states that the use of face masks is effective when accompanied by hygiene procedures such as regular washing of hands, disinfection of surfaces as well as social distancing and avoidance of large gatherings. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more tips and information on staying safe in the midst of the pandemic.