Mask Care


 

Putting on your curAtiv Face Mask

  1. Take your curAtiv Face Mask out of the packaging and disinfect as per the instructions.
  2. Wash your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water
  1. Pick up your mask by touching the elastic bands only; avoid touching the mask itself.
  2. Fit elastic bands around head.
  1. Fit the mask around your mouth, nose and chin, ensuring that there are no gaps.
  2. Adjust by touching only top or bottom edge of mask.

While you are wearing your curAtiv Face Mask

  1. Your mask should be completely on or off – do not wear under your chin.
  2. Never wear your mask inside-out.
  1. Remove your mask if it gets damp or soiled.
  2. Do not touch or adjust your mask while it is on and avoid touching your face.
  1. If you touch your mask, wash your hands immediately with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
  2. Always follow social distancing and good hygiene practices while still wearing your mask.

Removing your curAtiv Face Mask

  1. Hold the elastic bands only and lift the mask from your face.
  1. Hold the elastic bands only and lift the mask from your face.

Washing and disinfecting your curAtiv Face Mask

  1. Place your mask with filter in a bowl and cover with boiling water.
  2. Leave the complete mask in the hot water for at least 5 minutes to disinfect.
  3. Wash your hands using hand-washing protocols for COVID-19.
  4. Wash your face using COVID-19 protocols.
  5. If the mask is dirty, remove the filter and hand-wash the mask, or machine-wash on a gentle cycle.
  6. Do not squeeze, wring or hand-wash the filter, as the delicate structure may be damaged.
  7. Leave the mask and filter to air-dry. When dry, insert the filter back into the mask – it is now ready to wear.
  8. Once the filter has been used and disinfected 7 times, discard after disinfecting and insert a new filter.
  9. If cannot disinfect before disposal treat as hazardous waste.