How to wear a face mask and reduce the risk of COVID-19

Jul 30 2020

With face masks currently mandatory in Victoria, health officials are also encouraging those in other parts of Australia to wear a face mask in the instance where you can't physically distance, to further mitigate your risk of contracting COVID-19.
HMRI researcher, health educator and Hunter New England ICU registered nurse Dr Jessica Stokes-Parish shows us how to correctly don a face mask as well as provide some helpful advice on the best materials and practices for making your own face masks at home.

Resources and websites mentioned:
https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/face-coverings-covid-19
https://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/covid-19
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
https://www.tga.gov.au/behind-news/regulation-personal-protective-equipment-and-covid-19