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A Guide to Mask Fit Testing

What does a Mask Fit Test mean? Whether you need a mask or respirator for work or for school, having a mask that fits properly is regulatory requirement otherwise, “the law”. It is not enough to get any mask and attempt to fit it yourself. You must have a mask with the correct size for […]

How to Use and Store an N95 or KN95 Mask

We have been using masks and respirators as protection against COVID-19 for some time now. With mask mandates ending back in the spring end of this year, some have been re-evaluating to keep using masks since that time. The reality is most masks do provide enhanced protection. With the use of N95 and KN95 masks […]

10 Steps to Properly Wear or Don an N95 Mask

Most people don’t know how they got infected with COVID-19. Anthony, for example, believes he has been navigating our Omicron world safely by wearing an N95 mask in indoor areas and washing his hands often. He recently found out he contracted the virus and he does not understand how he got infected. Despite wearing an […]

Do N95 masks make a difference against COVID-19?

Yes! When mask fit tested and worn properly, an N95 respirator is one of the best ways to protect yourself from COVID-19 and its variants, like Omicron. With the onset of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, society has had to re-evaluate what face coverings provide a good amount of protection. Due to Omicron’s increased rate […]