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N95 mask

N95 mask

Prepare for Airborne disease



N95 masks are used to prevent transmission of airborne illnesses. N95 masks are the tool of choice to prevent the spread of influenza.

When to avoid

An N95 respirator can't protect you if it doesn't fit your face. Make sure the mask forms a tight seal with your face.

When is it dangerous

N95 masks should not be used by those with severe breathing problems.

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If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor, go to the emergency department, or call 911 immediately.