Face Shields Shouldn't Be A Substitute For Masks

Although summer is on its way out, we are still in a pandemic. Masks mandates are all over the country and it has become the norm to wear a mask daily in public. Some have turned their masks in for face shields. Health officials warn that face shields should not be used to replace face masks in fighting COVID-19.

The face shields should only be used as additional protection. Shields help to block potential viral droplets from entering through the eyes. The plastic coverings also discourage users from touching their face. It is also said that you need to wash your shield after usage.

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