Since we’re requiring all patients to wear a mask to their appointment, I thought I’d pass on this useful information. Here’s a great article from the NY Times on how to properly wear a mask. I thought wearing a mask would be no big deal, but after wearing one at the office treating patients, I discovered that they are hot, have a tendency to fall down, and it’s more challenging to talk. I have gotten used to wearing them, and hope this article helps! In the article there is a link to click on titled, “How Not to Wear a Mask” which has a lot of good information…please look at it as well! https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/10/well/live/coronavirus-face-masks-guides-protection-personal-protective-equipment.html
Here’s my favorite way to make a no-sew mask out of a T-shirt. It’s so easy and requires no sewing and I’m sure everyone has some T-shirts laying around that can be made into a mask. We are requiring all patients to wear a mask to their appointment, but if you forget to bring one, we have a few extras that Dr. Karen made at the front desk. .