Please understand that cloth face mask are for personal use. They are neither medical devices nor Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”). For the avoidance of doubt, the use of cloth face mask does not protect you against COVID-19, and is not intended to replace recommended measures to stop the community spread of COVID-19, such as social distancing, washing your hands and refraining from touching your face. Follow the latest advice of public health authorities – such as the World Health Organization (or WHO, see and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (or CDC, see as well as local officials and your own health care professionals – about the use of facial masks. As of April 10, 2020, CDC notes the following with respect to cloth face masks:
• Cloth face masks are not surgical masks or N-95 respirators;
• Do not place on children under age 2, anyone who has trouble breathing, or is unconscious, incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance;
• Wash routinely, depending on the frequency of use; and
• Be careful not to touch your eyes, nose, and mouth when removing and wash hands immediately after.