Written by Jo Birch 5th September 2020
DISCLAIMER – DIY FACE MASKS AND FACE COVERINGS FOR CORONAVIRUS COVID-19
Even though I am a Health Professional (Dental Hygienist) and I am used to wearing a surgical mask at work but from 11.59 pm on Sunday 30 August 2020 all people in New Zealand must, unless they have an exemption, wear a mask or face covering on buses, trains, ferries and on all flights at Alert Level 2 and above.
TYPES OF MASKS AND FACE COVERINGS: (MOH website)
Reusable masks – fabric, washable:
Re-usable fabric masks ideally have three layers of fabric and can be purchased through retail outlets, online at my store: josconvertibles.com or you can make your own.
The Ministry of Health recommends approximately four fabric reusable (washable) face masks per family member, however you should assess how many you may need.