Taking care for your masks needs to be practiced with proper hygiene practice as washing hands before taking it off your face, discard mask ready for wash in hot water.
- For best results and proper sterilizing that came from my family in Czech Republic is to boil masks for 5 min. under the lid, let it cool in the water, then allow to dry and iron
MONIKOVA'S cotton mask will shrink a bit ( Monika's own mask experience, when boiling) The mask will fit even better after proper wash.
*While fabric masks aren’t as effective as an N95 mask or disposable surgical masks, Levine said in a news conference that they may be “better than nothing.”
They’re not suitable for all health-care workers. “For personnel that are directly caring for patients with COVID-19, those are not the right masks to use,” Levine said.
"If you’re in an elevator and someone coughs into your face, would you want something over their face, and would you want something over your face as well? " *