What is it? It’s a loose-fitting item that may be tied on an individual or has elastic bands to hold it in place.
How’s it used? It may be composed of various material, such as cloth or fiber, allowing air flow around the material while reducing the ability for large particles from entering the breathing area. A mask does not require the wearer to pull air through the fabric.
Who’s it for? Masks are recommended to be worn by anyone to reduce the spread of respiratory droplets and illness from the individual wearing the mask.