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How to Wear a Face Covering

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Remember when wearing a face covering:

You should wash your hands before putting on your face covering or face mask
You should not touch your eyes, nose or mouth before you put on your face covering or face mask.
And you should not touch your face covering or face mask when you are wearing it.
Your face covering or face mask should cover your nose and mouth and let you breathe easily.
You can also wear a scarf or bandana tied behind your head Or you could make your own, if you want to.
Make sure you wash your face covering or face mask regularly.
When you take off your face covering or face mask, you should remember to clean any surface you put it on.
Don't forget to wash your hands! How to wear a face covering You can buy surgical masks if you want to.
You should wear a surgical mask only once then you must throw it away safely.
Then you should wash your hands.
If you want to make your own face covering, there are lots of ways to do this. You can find out more on this website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/how-to-wear-and-make-a-cloth-face-covering/how-to-wear-and-make-a-cloth-face-covering