On June 25, 2020, Judge B. Glen Whitley issued an Executive Order that all persons over the age of 10 years old in Tarrant County who enter a business wear face mask covering their nose and mouth or when there are large gatherings of 100 people or more.
A face mask or covering could be a homemade mask, scarf, bandana or handkerchief.
Why are face coverings Important?
How to Wear and Remove Cloth Face Coverings
Cleaning Cloth Face Coverings
o If your mask doesn’t fit your face well, warm air is likely to escape and fog up your lenses.
o When putting on your mask, make sure to pinch the top of the mask to fit the shape of your nose.
o If your mask allows it, tighten the sides as well for a good fit.
o Use medical or athletic tape to close the gap between the bridge of your nose and the top of your mask. If you don’t have tape, try an adhesive bandage.
o An anti-fogging solution or even
o Gently washing your lenses with soap and water before wearing them may help.
These hacks will keep water droplets from building up and fogging your lenses.
o Pushing your glasses forward on your nose will allow more air to circulate and keep your breath from fogging up your vision.
o Rest your glasses over your face mask
o Try pulling your mask up over your nose and rest your glasses on top of it. This will block the air from escaping and prevent fogging.
Make sure your mask still fits properly over your face. Your nose and mouth should be completely covered.
Explore and share these additional tips on eye safety during the pandemic.
In this short video, Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, shares ways to create your own face covering in a few easy steps.
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