9 Tips To Protect Your Child Form COVID-19 When They Back To School

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1.How to choose and wear a mask?

①Buy qualified products.

②Reading the instructions carefully and master the correct use method.

③If you feel uncomfortable while wearing the mask, you should tell adults so that they can help you adjust or take it away in time.

④According to the size of your face to choose a suitable mask . We don’t recommended for elementary and middle school students who with small faces to wear an adult mask, which they need is qualified child protective masks.

⑤We don’t recommended to overprotect, but to protect reasonably according to your own situation.

2. How to wear a medical surgical mask?

Wash your hands before wearing a mask and avoid touching the inner surface during wearing a mask to avoid contamination. You should always be careful not to touch the outside of the mask.

If you accidentally touch it, you should wash your hands immediately or use a no-wash disinfectant to clean your hands. Steps to wear a mask correctly:

①With the bridge of the nose facing up and the dark side facing out, hang two ear straps on the ears.

②Pull up and down to open the folds to the mask covers the mouth, nose, and jaw. ③Press the nose bridge of the mask with the tips of your fingers from the inside out to make it close to the bridge of your nose.

3. What should I pay attention to when using a mask?

①One mask for one person use only. If it is contaminated by another person’s blood, respiratory or nasal secretions and other body fluids, replace immediately.

②It is generally recommended to use disposable masks for no more than 4 hours; other masks should be used according to the deadline; when the mask is dirty, deformed, damaged, or smells, it is necessary Replace in time.

③N95 or KN95 masks can be reused if they are uncontaminated or not in contact with infected persons. After use, fold the side in contact with the nose and mouth and put it in a clean ziplock bag.

④When taking off the mask, avoid touching the outside of the mask with your hands and other parts of your body. Please wash your hands promptly after taking off the mask.

4. How many covers do I need to wear for protection?

For medical masks, if you choose a qualified product and wear it right, the desired protective effect can be achieved. The superposition of multiple masks cannot increase the protective effect. On the contrary, the protective effect may not be achieved because air cannot enter the nasal cavity from the front. Therefore, there is no need to wear multiple masks.

5. How to deal with the mask after use?

①Discard: Masks used by healthy people can be disposed of in accordance with the garbage classification requirements. It is not recommended to cut, boil or burn; masks for people with lower risk exposure are recommended to use 75% ethanol spray disinfection and put them in a sealed bag separately. Recycle the masks in the trash can; if masks worn by suspected or confirmed cases cannot be thrown away at will, and should be handled strictly in accordance with the relevant procedures.

②Repeated use: If the mask needs to be used again, it can be placed in a clean, dry, and ventilated place, or in a clean, breathable paper bag. Masks must be stored separately and identified by their users to avoid cross-contact or misuse by others. Medical standard protective masks cannot be cleaned or disinfected by heating; cotton gauze masks can be cleaned and disinfected; other non-medical masks should be handled according to the instructions.

6. What should I do if my glasses fog up after wearing a mask?

The breath that a person exhales contains water vapor. When the water vapor encounters a colder lens, it will condense and atomize on the surface to form small water droplets. When wearing a mask, press the nose bridge of the mask from the inside to the outside with the tips of your fingers to make it close to the bridge of the nose. You can also fold the paper towel into a strip and place it under the metal strip of the mask to reduce the gap between the mask and the facial skin.

7. When do I need to wash my hands?

Hand washing is one of the most convenient and effective measures to prevent infectious diseases. In daily work and life, human hands are constantly in contact with objects contaminated by viruses and bacteria. If hands cannot be washed correctly, pathogens on hands can enter the human body through mucosal contact of hands, ears, mouth, nose, and eyes. By washing your hands, you can simply and effectively cut off this route, effectively reducing the risk of contracting the COVID-19. If conditions permit, you can wash your face at the same time to prevent bacteria and viruses from attaching to your face.

Hands must be washed in the following situations:

After coughing or sneezing; after arrive home or school; before, during and after food preparation; after contact with patients or suspected patients; after touching animals or handling feces; after touching the outside of the mask; before wearing contact lenses; after physical contact with strangers in crowded public places; touch public goods, such as handrails (bus, elevator, etc.), buttons (elevator, public phone, etc.), signature pens used by multiple people, other people’s books and workbooks; after outdoor sports or playing; after shopping in supermarkets or shopping malls; after touching mobile phones or money; before taking medicine or applying medicine to wounds.

8. How to wash hands properly?

Proper hand washing refers to using running water and soap or hand sanitizer to wash your hands. If you don’t have tap water, you can pour out the water with water basins, scoops, and other utensils to form running water to wash your hands. Every time you wash your hands, each part should be rubbed for 15 to 20 seconds to ensure that the palms, fingers, back of hands, finger joints, nails, wrists, etc. are cleaned.

9. What should I do when coughing and sneezing?

When coughing or sneezing, cover your mouth and nose with paper towels or handkerchiefs to prevent droplets from splashing, then promptly dispose of paper towels or handkerchiefs and wash your hands. If you do not have tissues or handkerchiefs, bend your elbows to cover your mouth and nose with the inside of your sleeves. Avoid covering your mouth and nose with your hands, as this will allow your hands to be infected with viruses and may also spread the germs to others.

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