Non-medical face coverings require proper fit, handling.

Brandon Sun A snapshot of just some of the homemade face masks that the Facial-Mask Initiative for Brandon Community group has put together throughout the month of April.

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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Posted: 05/11/2020

Shauna Krawchuk is public health nurse, health communications with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s Population & Public Health department.