FAQs on community use of face masks

The Commission has developed the frequently asked questions below on community use of face masks in the COVID-19 environment. 

The information is a guide for consumers on the use of face masks to protect against the transmission of COVID-19.

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The information above has been adapted from: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/face-masks-covid-19.

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Also refer to the Commission's fact sheet on using face masks in the community during COVID-19, with illustrations on how to safely put on and remove face masks.

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Fact sheet or brochure

Information for consumers regarding the use of face masks to protect against the transmission of COVID-19.