If you’re on the fence about wearing a mask it’s time to come to the side of putting one on. Scientists aren’t sure if it will help but they are sure it won’t hurt and has been helpful in slowing the spread of other, similar illnesses.
Whether to wear a mask or not has been up for some debate. When this all started, it was suggested to only wear a mask when you were sick. This has been expanded to wearing one when you’re leaving the house. Although the experts do not have enough data to say that it stops the spread of the illness, information from similar illnesses indicates that it could help.
With the shortage of medical grade masks, many people are turning to cloth masks. This will keep germs from getting into the air and when used with other tactics such as physical distancing and hand washing can go a long way to keeping everyone safer.