INSTALLING THE MASK 1. Perform hand hygiene; 2. Hold the mask by the ear loops. Place a loop around each ear. 3. Apply the mask on the nose (colored side out, if applicable). Use two fingers to mold the metal strip over the nose; 4. Pull the underside of the mask to cover the mouth and chin; 5. Avoid touching the mask during the procedure.
REMOVING THE MASK 1. Perform hand hygiene; Note: Avoid touching the front of the mask as it could be contaminated. Only touch the ear loops; 2. Remove the ear loops and gently pull the mask forward. Avoid contact with the uniform. 4. Dispose of the mask in a biohazard bag or in the designated place; 5. Perform hand hygiene.