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Face Mask 101

In North Carolina, Governor Roy Cooper has issued a state-wide mask mandate in response to rising coronavirus case numbers over the summer. It is important to abide by these regulations in order to protect those who are most vulnerable in our community. The current guidelines for North Carolina are to wear a face-covering when in public places, indoor or outdoor, when physical-distancing of 6 feet or more is not possible.  Here are some tips for wearing your face mask properly: Keep it snug: Your mask should be snug against the sides of your phase, completely covering your nose and mouth. Multiple Layers: It is beneficial to use a cloth face mask that has multiple layers of fabric. Also, many cloth face masks have a filter pocket where you...

Protecting Yourself Against Coronavirus

We are all hoping that our efforts to “flatten the curve” will prove effective in the coming weeks and months. But as states and counties begin to reopen businesses, it’s important to take personal preventative measures to protect yourself against getting sick. Here are some basic tips to keep you safe: Frequently wash your hands with soap and warm water for at least twenty seconds.Have a bottle of hand sanitizer nearby. Did you know you can make your own if you can’t find any at the store? Mix rubbing or isopropyl alcohol with Aloe Vera and a few drops of essential oils. Stick to a 2:1 ratio of alcohol to Aloe Vera. Try to find 99% alcohol volume.Wear a mask or face covering if you are...