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4 Do Face Shields & Face Masks Need to be Disinfected?

Posted by Michelle Engle on 13 May, 20


Yes, after each use, face coverings need to be cleaned. Face Shields are easy to wipe off with household disinfectants and can be used repeatedly. The virus can not penetrate the plastic shield.

Face Masks need to be washed, preferably in a washing machine to ensure they disinfected. Unfortunately, this breaks down the weave of the fabric, increasing gaps that are too small for us to see, but large enough for the virus to travel through.