Our Educational Coordinator, Adam Engel of Prime Title and Escrow, shared some great info about selecting the right Mask to help protect against COVID-19. The most effective mask should have multiple layers of natural fibers with a polypropylene guard in the middle as a filter. N95 masks are so effective because they have that filter. Avoid masks with exhalation valves. These masks release unfiltered air, so it does not protect others if you are exhaling the virus. Finally, be sure to wash your mask every day with detergent and hot water.
Here is the full article from NPR: https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/07/01/880621610/a-users-guide-to-masks-what-s-best-at-protecting-others-and-yourself
Wear a mask! Stay Safe!