How to make your own washable face covering
Mandatory face coverings are an increasing part of our daily lives. But with environmental concerns over disposable face masks, we have asked one of our online craft facilitators, Crafting With Blooms By Lyndsey to provide step by step instructions to make your own washable masks with items readily available at home, view them here.
For the latest Government guidance on what face coverings are, their role in reducing the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19), the settings in which they are recommended, and how they should be safely used and stored visit their website here.
This information relates to the use of face coverings in public spaces where social distancing is not always possible. It is important to follow all the other government advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) including staying safe outside your home.
When you wear a face covering, it is crucial to use it properly and make sure it fits well, otherwise you could end up increasing your risk of infection. For more information on this and the following:
- What you need to know about wearing a face mask
- Buying a face mask
- The best material for face masks
- How to use a face mask properly
- How to wash a face mask
- Read this article from Which? here