Wearing masks is one of the key defenses in guarding against the spread of viruses. But what makes a good mask?

As a general guide, your mask should completely cover your nose and mouth, and fit snugly against the sides of your face without any gaps. A quality mask should also have good filtration capability. Here are some tips on choosing the right mask to wear to protect yourself and the people you interact with.

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3-ply Surgical Masks

Check product specifications of single-use masks for their filtration efficiency

Reusable Masks (2-3 Layers)

If double masking with a DIY mask, insert a filter or use a surgical masks as a filter

Use Masks with Good Filtration Capability

Examples of reusable masks with good filtration efficiency are those issued by Temasek Foundation and People's Association