Many states are urging their residents to wear face mask or cover when they leave home. Several states, including Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island are requiring a mask or face covering when residents must leave their home or report to work for essential operations. The guidance is especially important when people cannot or it is impractical to maintain 6 feet of physical distance, as advised by the CDC.
– Shopping at essential businesses, like grocery stores or pharmacies;
– Picking up food from the drive-thru or curbside pickup;
– While visiting your health care provider;
– Traveling on public transportation;
– Interacting with customers, clients, or coworkers at essential businesses;
– When feeling sick, coughing, or sneezing.
Practicing social distancing and staying home is the best thing you can do to slow the spread of COVID-19, but if you do have to leave the house, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advise you to cover your face beforehand.
Popular shops like Walgreens, WalMart, and CVS are generally sold out of face masks online. However, retailers like Aprons & Smocks currently have face masks in stock and available for individuals to purchase.
Below are the face masks currently available from Aprons & Smocks:
50pcs, Single-Use Disposable, 3-Ply Procedure Medical Surgical Hygiene Face Mask Mouth Cover w/ Earloop, Blue
These disposable face masks are ideal for doctor’s offices, hospital care, dental clinics, caterers, esthetician, tattoo shops, nail salons, beauty shops, and individuals looking for protection against bacteria and nuisance dust.
Our non-medical mask can be used for added protection by workers in essential sectors, nonmedical staff in hospitals, medical patients, and by the general public; in their homes, or while out in public spaces. Safe distance recommendations should still be maintained.
The CDC stresses the use of “face coverings” in its recommendation, not necessarily “face masks.” A face covering can be any cloth that covers the nose and mouth. Our face coverings are light-weight and made of 65% poly/35% cotton poplin. Choose from 5 colors: Burgundy, Hunter Green, Red, Royal Blue, and White.