Mask not covering your nose? If so, it's not helping you — or anyone else

1 year 4 months 1 week ago Tuesday, September 15 2020 Sep 15, 2020 September 15, 2020 11:58 AM September 15, 2020 in News - Local

Wearing a face mask reduces the risk of spreading or catching the coronavirus.

People who don't wear masks properly, though, don't protect themselves — or anyone else.

When a mask doesn't cover a person's nose, the mask doesn't prevent that person from breathing in the virus. Loose-fitting masks allow particles to escape.

For maximum protection, masks should be used in conjunction with social distancing.

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