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Where to start? How about Masks…

State of California’s quick explanation of the proper way to use protective masks.

Probably the most obvious place to start is with masks. Care Package Direct was created with a mission to make sure small businesses and small organizations have a reliable supply of what they need to reopen. As we studied reopening across the United States it became obvious that good, bad, or indifferent, small organizations were going to need a reliable supply of quality masks. The above video is one on the proper use of masks created by the CA health department.

So what should small organizations do? Well, there are a couple of typical use cases for you. First, your employees are the top consideration. We carry top quality disposable masks that are ASTM Level 2 certified (which is a certification for use in surgical situations and definitely good for current COVID-19 situations). One interesting concern employees we’ve talked to is wearing reusable masks all day long irritated their sensitive facial skin and in some cases even caused them to “breakout”. Now this isn’t a scientific study proving causation, its just a concern brought up to us. Our first step was to carry the disposable masks that were synthetic material and designed for everyday use. The material is meant to be gentler than cotton but still water and vapor resistant. This was our first mask supply priority. Thats not to say we won’t have reusable masks in the care packages in the future, its just to say we are tackling the toughest problems first.

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