Non-medical face coverings require proper fit, handling.
Wearing a mask in public protects those around you. It does not reduce your chances of getting sick. The benefit of wearing a mask is that we all do it together: if everyone around you is wearing a mask then we are all safer. That said, if you are at greater risk of complications from COVID-19, your best choice is still to remain home and avoid close interaction with others.
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Shauna Krawchuk is public health nurse, health communications with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s Population & Public Health department.