The CPS told how to wear medical masks

Photos: Moscow 24/Alexander Avilov

Rospotrebnadzor reported how to use a medical mask. In addition, the experts recalled the basic functions of personal protective equipment.

the Recommendations were posted on the official website of Rospotrebnadzor. So, reusable masks can be reused after processing.

“At home mask should be washed with soap or detergent, then treating with a steam generator or iron with the steam function. After processing the mask should not stay wet, so in the end it must be ironed with a hot iron without the steam function”, – reported on its website.

In this case any mask should be changed every 2-3 hours. Disposable mask after use throw.

“At home used disposable medical mask should be placed in a separate packet, seal it and then throw it in the trash”, – said the Agency.

Experts recalled that the mask is for the sick. This is because it keeps a saliva coughing or sneezing which may contain viruses. When suffering wears the mask in the air gets much less viral particles.

the effectiveness of masks depends on compliance with sick package of measures. They include: avoidance of social contacts and disinfection of the hands and surrounding objects.

the Mask is worn also people who treat patients.

Healthy people can also use a mask. However, the effectiveness of this method of protection is not proven.

Earlier, doctor Leonid Roshal was advised to go to the store with gloves on. The specialist also recommended to treat the hands and phones with special antiseptics.

residents urged not to violate the self-isolation

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