Stay safe by wearing face coverings

Face coverings can help prevent coronavirus spread. Here is a guide on how to use them effectively and safely.

Face masks can help reduce the spread of the virus by catching droplets of sneezes or coughs. Visit the HSE website to read more on how to make, wear and wash face masks properly. Click here.

Face coverings help prevent people who don’t know they have the virus from spreading it to others.

Wearing a cloth face covering is recommended in situations where it is difficult to practice social distancing. For example, in shops and on public transport.